Next Genius Scholarship 2020– The Next Genius Foundation invites application for Next Genius Scholarship Program 2020 from the Indian high school students who wish to pursue their Undergraduate (UG) Education in the United States of America and Europe.

Read on for more details on Next Genius Scholarship Program 2020.

About Next Genius Foundation

  • 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 the United States.
  • 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 5 years, Next Genius partner colleges have awarded scholarships worth $20 million, helping 92 students to pursue their undergraduate education in the US. In 2020-21, together, we hope to award over 100 scholarships to students from India.



  • In 2020-21, we hope to award over USD 10 million worth of study abroad scholarships to more than 100 students. Our scholars are guaranteed both admission as well as funds towards their college tuition.
  • This scholarship covers four years of education in a subject of their choice at one of the following colleges:
Beloit CollegeNorthwestern University – Q
Drew UniversitySyracuse University
Ithaca CollegeTexas Christian University
Juniata College​The University of the South
Knox CollegeUnion College
Lynn UniversityWashington College
Millsaps CollegeWheaton College – M
Muhlenberg College 


Next Genius Scholarship 2020 Important Dates

Online ApplicationMay to October, 2020
Online AssessmentMay to October, 2020
College Selection26th October 2020
College Application14th December 2020
Interview in Mumbai23rd-24th January 2021


Eligibility Criteria for Next Genius Scholarship 2020

High School SeniorsHigh School Seniors Currently in Grade 12 (or gap year)
CitizenshipCitizenship Indian citizen,
Indian citizens living abroad, OCI Card Holders
Foreign nationals living/studying in India
Critical Thinking AbilityStrong creative problem-solving skills, both in academic and non-academic settings
Soft SkillsStrong team playing and communication skills. Positive attitude, charisma & leadership skill
Personal VisionStrong 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
Need AwareAbility 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)
College FitStudents 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.


Next Genius Scholarship 2020 Application Process

  • Candidates can apply online through official website
  • Pay registration fees of Rs. 300/- and submit.


Selection Process

College SelectionShortlisted students are provided with detailed information about the various scholarships and are invited to identify college(s) of their preference.
College ApplicationCandidates submit a complete college application to a college of their choice.
Interview & Awards in MumbaiCandidates are invited to Mumbai for a personal interview. Scholarships are awarded in a public award ceremony.
Scholarship Acceptance & EnrollmentScholarship winners have till May 1, 2021 to confirm their acceptance. Next Genius Scholarships are Non-binding.


For more details and to apply online, please visit the official website