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The Next Genius

Scholarship Program

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Deadline October 14


Established in 2014, The Next Genius Foundation is a registered charitable trust in India with a vision to identify world changers and connect them with outstanding university scholarships.


In working with these students – beginning in high school, through college, and onto their careers – we hope to establish a community of future leaders who will leave a strong impact on society.

In the last 7 years, Next Genius partner colleges have awarded scholarships worth $28 million, helping 234 students to pursue their undergraduate education in the US. In 2022-23, together, we hope to award over 100 scholarships to students from Bangladesh, India, and Nepal.



In 2022-23, we hope to award over USD 10 million worth of study abroad scholarships to more than 100 students. Next Genius Scholarship covers four years of education in a subject of their choice at one of the following colleges:



July to October, 2022

Online Application

July to October, 2022

Online Assessment

November, 2022

College Selection

January 1, 2023

College Application

January 20-21, 2023

Online Interviews

January 26, 2023

Awards Ceremony


Grade 12 (or Gap Year)

Citizens of Bangladesh, India & Nepal and students of other nationalities studying at high schools in Bangladesh, India & Nepal are eligible

Ability to Pay For Living Expenses

Critical Thinking Ability 

Career Vision

College Fit