The Next Genius Scholarship Program 2023

    Updated on: 25 Sep 2022

     The Next Genius Scholarship Program

    Many students dream of pursuing higher education in the USA. To fund their studies, they are always in search of a scholarship. Nowadays, many scholarship programs help students pursue their dream education. One such program is The Next Genius Scholarship Program. It was founded in 2014 and is one of the best scholarship programs for Indian students planning to pursue an undergraduate degree in US universities

    Over the last few years, the colleges associated with this scholarship scheme have awarded around 200 students with scholarships worth $28 million to pursue their dream. 

    This scholarship aims to connect future leaders with the world. The current plan of the organization is to award scholarships worth over USD 10 million to more than 100 students. 

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    Important Points about the Scholarship

    Type of Scholarship


    Name of the Organization

    The Next Genius Foundation

    Application Deadline

    October 14, 2022

    Number of scholarships offered



    Varies by University

    Mode of assessment


    Link for the Scholarship Portal

    Eligibility Criteria

    • Academic Qualification- Students who are in class 12th or took a gap year in class 12th itself can apply for this scholarship. 
    • Must be citizens of India or students of other nationalities studying at high schools in India 
    • Student’s financial ability to pay the living expenses that might be up to 10 lac per year

    The applicant must have either of the following citizenship statuses

    1. Indian citizenship
    2. OCI cardholders
    3. Indian citizens living abroad
    4. Foreign nationals studying or living in India

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    Universities accepting the Next Genius Scholarship Program

    1. Beloit College    
    2. Centre College 
    3. College of Charleston
    4. Dickinson College
    5. Ithaca College
    6. Juniata College
    7. Knox College    
    8. Lynn College
    9. Lewis and Clark College
    10. Millsaps College    
    11. Muhlenberg College    
    12. Plaksha University
    13. Transylvania University
    14. Ohio Wesleyan University
    15. Syracuse University    
    16. TCU
    17. Trinity College
    18. Vijaybhoomi University
    19. Union College
    20. Wentworth Institute of Technology
    21. University of San Francisco
    22. Wheaton College
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    Selection Procedure

    To find the best suitable candidate for the scholarship, the following abilities and skills are essential:  

    Critical Thinking Ability: One needs a strong critical thinking ability to solve complex situations in both academic and non-academic settings. 

    Interpersonal Skills: A student needs to have good communication skills with a positive mindset and soft speaking skills. 

    Important Dates & Deadlines for the application process 

    It’s always recommended to keep the important dates and deadlines in mind before applying for the scholarship.

    Description of the event

    Dates and Deadlines

    Apply for an online application form by paying the registration fee of Rs.600 which is non-refundable.


    An online critical thinking test will get conducted

    Deadline October 14, 2022

    A list of shortlisted students will get released with detailed information on various scholarships. Also, you will have a preference to choose your choice college.

    November 2022

    By this date, candidates are supposed to submit applications to their choice of college.

    January 1, 2023

    To this date, scholarship winners will get the time to confirm their acceptance.

    May 1, 2023

    Note: Next Genius Scholarships are Non-binding. (No legal force is behind this organization)

    Tips from Scholars of the Next Genius Scholarship Program

    According to these scholars, the Next Genius Scholarship is a great choice. 

    As a part of this Next Genius community, you will get help in career counseling, internships, and job opportunities. 

    The Next Genius Scholars are dedicated to the following points: 

    • They are active members of the Next Genius community. 
    • They actively take participation in mentoring their juniors 
    • They start working as an intern to enhance their portfolio. 


    The Next Genius Scholarships are awarded to outstanding students with excellent academic skills, critical thinking abilities, soft skills, and personal awareness. All the students reading this blog, this is a perfect opportunity to study at some of the best universities in the USA. 

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