The Next Genius Scholarship Programme will seek to award scholarships estimated at USD 6 million to over 70 candidates. The organization will offer full and partial scholarships to Indian students who want to pursue undergraduate studies at universities in Europe or North America. The area of study depends on the particular university where students apply.
Anyone who makes the cut will receive sufficient funds to cover either half or the total value of their tuition fees for a period of four years.
The list of universities is as follows:
· Beloit College, Wisconsin
· Drew University, New Jersey
· Foothill College, California*
· Juniata College, Pennsylvania
· Lynn University, Florida
· Millsaps College, Mississippi
· Saint Michael’s College, Vermont
· Texas Christian University, Texas
· Union College, New York University of Rochester, New York
· University of Rochester, New York
Anyone applying for the scholarship should be prepared to participate in a two-part reviewing process which will assess attributes such as critical thinking, how involved applicants are with bringing a positive change in the world as well as how passionate they feel about learning. Only Grade 12 students are eligible for these scholarships.
In order to apply, prospective candidate will have to apply online by 10 November 2017. There are no fees related to the application process. Candidates will be asked to take a test that will assess some basic attributes and skills picked at school. The application form is available here.