How We Identify Scholars
July - November, 2022
Pay registration fees of ₹600 [non-refundable] and submit your online application.
Deadline November 14, 2022
Online Critical Thinking Test
Solve an online critical thinking assessment.
Shortlisted students are provided with detailed information about the various scholarships and are invited to identify college(s) of their preference.
January 1, 2023
Candidates submit a complete college application to a college of their choice.
January 21 & 22, 2023
Online Interview & Awards
Candidates are interviewed online. Scholarships are awarded in a public award ceremony.
May 1, 2023
Scholarship Acceptance & Enrollment
Scholarship winners have till May 1, 2023 to confirm their acceptance. Next Genius Scholarships are Non-binding.
For detailed information about the program and policies, checkout the Student Handbook 2022-23
What We Look For
High School Seniors
Currently in Grade 12 (or gap year)
Citizens of Bangladesh, India & Nepal are eligible
Foreign nationals studying in Bangladesh, India & Nepal are also eligible. This means: any foreign passport holder/expat living or studying in a high school in Bangladesh, India or Nepal is also eligible
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.