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Next Genius Foundation

The Next Genius Foundation Scholarship

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Various benefits
United States
01 Dec 2024
Application deadline


As someone who cares deeply about education, Neeraj Mandhana has been guiding high school students toward meaningful career planning and college admissions since 2010. Every year, he travels around the world to visit leading colleges and educational conferences.


Scholarship type

Merit based

Number of scholarships to award



75%-100% tuition waiver

Scholarship coverage

  • tuition fee reduction


Climate change. Rise of Robotic Automation & Artificial Intelligence. Unclear Digital Privacy. Resource Limitations. Degloabilization. Job shortages. Human society seems to be at a crossroads. Clearly, novel problems need novel solutions. A liberal arts education makes more sense today than ever before. 

At Next Genius, they award full and partial tuition scholarships to select high-performing, middle-income high school students from South Asia to attend leading liberal arts colleges in the United States. Today, they foster a community of 300 scholar changemakers.

Applicable programmes


On average, their scholars receive around $40,000 in scholarships.

The scholarship covers only tuition fees, ranging from 75%-100% for full tuition and 30%-90% for partial.



You are eligible if:

  • You are currently a Grade 12 student (or in a gap year).
  • Citizen of India, Nepal, Bangladesh (or a foreign national studying in one of these countries).
  • You can demonstrate financial ability to pay for travel and basic living costs in the United States.

Scholarship requirements




United States


3 nationalities

Study experience required

High school




Application deadline

01 Dec 2024

Registrations begin on May 1, 2024. Apply by clicking 'Apply Now' on the website.

There is a small registration fee of ₹ 700.



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