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Organisation : The Next Genius Foundation
Scholarship Name : Next Genius Scholarship Program 2020-21
Applicable For : Students Currently in Grade 12
Registration Starting Date : 04.05.2020
Application Last Date : October 2020
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Next Genius Foundation invites applications for Next Genius Scholarship Program for the year 2020-21.

Related / Similar Scholarship : Raman Kant Munjal Scholarship 2020

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.

Applicable Colleges

This scholarship covers four years of education in a subject of their choice at one of the following colleges:

** Beloit College
** Drew University
** Ithaca College
** Juniata College
** Knox College

** Lynn University
** Millsaps College
** Muhlenberg College
** Northwestern University – Q

** Syracuse University
** Texas Christian University
** The University of the South
** Union College

** University of Rochester
** Washington College
** Wheaton College – M
** Ohio Wesleyan University

Eligibility Criteria

The following students are eligible for applying

High School Seniors :
Currently in Grade 12 (or gap year)

Citizenship :
** Indian citizen
** Indian citizens living abroad
** OCI Card Holders
** Foreign national living in India

Critical Thinking Ability :
Strong creative problem solving skills, both in academic and non-academic settings

Soft Skills :
** Strong team playing and communication skills
** Positive attitude, charisma & leadership skill

Personal Vision :
** Desire to be an active member of the Next Strong desire to study abroad at one of our partner colleges
** Genius community and give back to society

Need Aware :
Ability to pay for living costs at college for a duration of 4 years (upto INR 8 Lac per year towards housing, food, insurance, flights, books)

Selection Process

All applicants need to follow the following steps to be considered for a scholarship

Step-1 : Online Application (May – October, 2020)
** Create an account
** Log-in, fill the profile information and attempt a practice test.
** Pay registration fees of Rs.300 and submit your online application.

Note :
The registrations for Grade 12 students will begin from May 4, 2020.

Step-2 : Online Critical Thinking Test (Deadline October 11, 2020)
Solve an online critical thinking assessment.

Step 3 : College Selection (October 26, 2020)
Shortlisted students are provided with detailed information about the various scholarships and are invited to identify college(s) of their preference.

Step 4 : College Application (December 14, 2020)
Candidates submit a complete college application to a college of their choice.

Step 5 : Interview & Awards in Mumbai (January 23 & 24, 2021)
Candidates are invited to Mumbai for a personal interview. Scholarships are awarded in a public award ceremony.

Step 6 : Scholarship Acceptance & Enrollment (May 1, 2021)
Scholarship winners have till May 1, 2021 to confirm their acceptance. Next Genius Scholarships are Non-binding.

Scholarship Acceptance

Full Tuition Scholarship :
The Next Genius Scholarship only covers the actual tuition (fees) component of the undergraduate education. A 100% tuition fees scholarship winner will be provided a full-tuition fee waiver for only four years of their undergraduate education.

Partial Tuition Scholarship :
A partial scholarship winner would be provided a partial-tuition fee waiver for only four years of their undergraduate education. The scholarship does not offer money for actual expenses such as accommodation, food, stationery, insurance & travel.


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