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Frequently Asked Questions

When do registrations for Fall 2025 Admissions start?

Registrations begin on May 1, 2024. Apply by clicking 'Apply Now' on the website.

Is there an application fee?

Yes, there is a small registration fee of ₹ 700

What's the eligibility for the scholarship?

You should be in Grade 12 or you should have completed it.

What are the steps for the scholarship program?

First, register. Then, fill out your profiling form and select colleges. Finally, get ready to charm us in your interview. Don't worry, we'll guide you through the process once you're registered.

Does the scholarship cover all expenses?

The scholarship covers only tuition fees, ranging from 75%-100% for full tuition and 30%-90% for partial.

Are scholarships available for the Spring semester?

Our scholarships are exclusively for Fall admissions.

Can I see previous scholarship recipients?

Meet our fantastic scholars here.

Do I need to take SAT/ACT exams if selected?

Most colleges are test-optional. It's not a requirement for winning the scholarship.

Can I apply before getting my 12th-grade results?

Absolutely! You can register and go ahead in the process before your final Grade 12 results come in.

Is the scholarship binding?

Nope, our scholarship program is non-binding, giving you the freedom to pursue your academic journey as you wish.

Will I get a confirmation email after registration?

Yes! Keep an eye on your inbox for a confirmation email from the team.

Are scholarships available for graduate programs?

Our scholarships are only for those pursuing undergraduate education in the US.

How are recipients selected?

We're all about looking at the bigger picture. We follow the holistic process: your grades, extracurricular activities, individuality, and more; everything matters.

What's the average scholarship amount?

On average, our scholars receive around $40,000 in scholarships.

Is the scholarship renewable?

If you maintain your GPA, you'll receive the scholarship for all four years. Historically, all scholars have retained their scholarships throughout their studies, with no cancellations.

Do I need to travel for the interview?

Nope! The entire process, including the interview, is conducted online for your convenience.

What are the benefits of being a Next Genius Scholar?

Besides the financial support in form scholarship, you'll be welcomed into a vibrant community of scholars and gain access to various resources to support you along your academic journey.

How do I know the scholarship program is legitimate?

Trust is crucial, we get it! Explore our YouTube Channel to discover the success stories of scholars studying at top liberal arts colleges and thriving in their careers.

Can I apply during a gap year?

Yes, indeed! Don't lose hope; you're welcome apply.

How can I get more info about specific liberal arts colleges partnered with Next Genius?

Dive into the details! You can find more information about our partner colleges here.

Is there a limit to scholarships awarded each year?

Our goal is to award 200 scholarships each year to deserving students like you.

How can I prepare for the video interview portion of the selection process?

Just relax and be yourself! Authenticity shines through, and that's what we're looking for.

Who conducts the interviews during the selection process?

Our team at Next Genius, along with Admission Representatives, will be there during the online interview.

What information is required for the profiling stage of the Next Genius scholarship application?

We'll need some basic personal, academic, family, and financial information to get to know you better.

Can I apply for the Next Genius scholarship if I have already applied to colleges in the United States on my own?

Absolutely! Even if you've already applied elsewhere, you can still apply for our scholarship program & stand a chance to win scholarship at our partner colleges.

Can I reapply if not selected previously?

Yes, you can reapply in the next cycle.

Are there any restrictions on the intended field of study for applicants?

Nope, you're free to follow your passions! You can choose any major or program at the college that you wish to pursue

Is the scholarship restricted to specific universities listed by Next Genius?

Yes, the scholarship is exclusively offered at the colleges listed on our website.

Are there any specific requirements or documents needed for the application process?

Nope, we've kept it simple for you! There are no specific documents required. Just complete the application requirement checklist provided for the scholarship opportunity.

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