What We Look For
High School Seniors
Currently in Grade 12 (or gap year)
Indian citizens living abroad
OCI Card Holders
Foreign nationals living 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)
How We Identify Scholars
Online Application (Deadline – October 10, 2019)
Online Critical Thinking Test (October 11-13, 2019)
Solve an online critical thinking assessment. Top performers in the assessment are shortlisted for the next level.
Candidate Selection (October 22, 2019)
Shortlisted students are provided with detailed information about the various scholarships and are invited to identify college(s) of their preference.
College Application (December 14, 2019)
Candidates submit a complete college application to a college of their choice.
Interview & Awards in Mumbai (January 11 & 12, 2020)
Candidates are invited to Mumbai for a personal interview.
Scholarships are awarded in a public award ceremony.
Scholarship winners have till May 1, 2020 to confirm their acceptance.