How We Identify Scholars
May - October, 2020
Pay registration fees of ₹300 and submit your online application.
Deadline October 11, 2020
Online Critical Thinking Test
Solve an online critical thinking assessment.
October 26, 2020
Shortlisted students are provided with detailed information about the various scholarships and are invited to identify college(s) of their preference.
December 14, 2020
Candidates submit a complete college application to a college of their choice.
January 23 & 24, 2021
Interview & Awards in Mumbai
Candidates are invited to Mumbai for a personal interview. Scholarships are awarded in a public award ceremony.
May 1, 2021
Scholarship Acceptance & Enrollment
Scholarship winners have till May 1, 2021 to confirm their acceptance. Next Genius Scholarships are Non-binding.
What We Look For
High School Seniors
Currently in Grade 12 (or gap year)
Indian citizens living abroad
OCI Card Holders
Foreign nationals living/studying in India
Critical Thinking Ability
Strong creative problem-solving skills, both in academic and non-academic settings
Strong team playing and communication skills. Positive attitude, charisma & leadership skill
Strong desire to study abroad at one of our partner colleges. Desire to be an active member of the Next Genius community and give back to society
Ability to pay for living costs at college for a duration of 4 years (up to INR 10 Lac per year towards housing, food, insurance, flights, books)
Students who create their college list based on “fit” tend to gain more success in the application process. We highly encourage you to learn more about the colleges and scholarships and identify the colleges that fit your aspirations and profile the best.