The Next Genius Full & Half Tuition Scholarships- University of Rochester (Bachelors)

Awarded By: University of Rochester in USA
Updated on Apr 5, 2024
Rekha Madi
Rekha Madi
University Research Analyst
Course: Bachelors
Deadline: Apr 5, 2024
Amount: Not Available
United States of AmericaUSA

Scholarship Overview

Established in 2014, 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 the last 5 years, Next Genius partner colleges have awarded scholarships worth $20 million, helping 117 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 course, university, and country

  • BS in Computer Science
  • The scholarship is applicable for all the undergraduate courses offered by the college


Scholarship amount details

In 2020-21, the organization hope to award over USD 10 million worth of study abroad scholarships to more than 100 students .
Next Genius Scholarship covers four years of education in a subject of their choice.

Scholarship amount can be used for:

Type of Expense Indicates if the scholarship can be used for this type of expense
Tuition & Fees ✔ Scholarship amount can be used for this
Living Expense × Not covered in scholarship
Accommodation × Not covered in scholarship
Air Fare/Travel Expenses × Not covered in scholarship
Spouse/Child Care × Not covered in scholarship
Health Cover × Not covered in scholarship
Application × Not covered in scholarship
Others × Not covered in scholarship

Number of students to be awarded:

Eligible student nationality

India, United States of America, United Kingdom, Australia, Singapore, New Zealand, Canada, Germany, Malaysia, Sweden, France, Switzerland, Netherlands, Denmark, Spain, Russia, United Arab Emirates, Ireland, Italy, Poland, Portugal, Norway, Japan, Thailand, Belgium, Armenia, Fiji, China, South Korea, Greece, Mauritius, Estonia, Luxembourg, Ukraine, South Africa, Hungary, Austria, Slovenia, Philippines, Cyprus, Bangladesh, Lithuania, Monaco, Nepal, Georgia, Hong Kong, Turkey, Malta, Bahrain, Barbados, Guyana, Afghanistan, Albania, Algeria, American Samoa, Andorra, Angola, Anguilla, Antarctica, Antigua and Barbuda, Argentina, Aruba, Azerbaijan, Bahamas, Belarus, Belize, Benin, Bermuda, Bhutan, Bolivia, Bosnia and Herzegovina, Botswana, Brazil, British Indian Ocean Territory, British Virgin Islands, Brunei, Bulgaria, Burkina Faso, Burundi, Cambodia, Cameroon, Cape Verde, Cayman Islands, Central African Republic, Chad, Chile, Christmas Island, Cocos Islands, Colombia, Comoros, Cook Islands, Costa Rica, Croatia, Cuba, Curacao, Czech Republic, Democratic Republic of the Congo, Djibouti, Dominica, Dominican Republic, East Timor, Ecuador, Egypt, El Salvador, Equatorial Guinea, Eritrea, Ethiopia, Falkland Islands, Faroe Islands, Finland, French Polynesia, Gabon, Gambia, Ghana, Gibraltar, Greenland, Grenada, Guam, Guatemala, Guernsey, Guinea, Guinea-Bissau, Haiti, Honduras, Iceland, Indonesia, Iran, Iraq, Isle of Man, Israel, Ivory Coast, Jamaica, Jersey, Jordan, Kazakhstan, Kenya, Kiribati, Kosovo, Kuwait, Kyrgyzstan, Laos, Latvia, Lebanon, Lesotho, Liberia, Libya, Liechtenstein, Macao, Macedonia, Madagascar, Malawi, Maldives, Mali, Marshall Islands, Mauritania, Mayotte, Mexico, Micronesia, Moldova, Mongolia, Montenegro, Montserrat, Morocco, Mozambique, Myanmar, Namibia, Nauru, Netherlands Antilles, New Caledonia, Nicaragua, Niger, Nigeria, Niue, North Korea, Northern Mariana Islands, Oman, Pakistan, Palau, Palestine, Panama, Papua New Guinea, Paraguay, Peru, Pitcairn, Puerto Rico, Qatar, Republic of the Congo, Reunion, Romania, Rwanda, Saint Barthelemy, Saint Helena, Saint Kitts and Nevis, Saint Lucia, Saint Martin, Saint Pierre and Miquelon, Saint Vincent and the Grenadines, Samoa, San Marino, Sao Tome and Principe, Saudi Arabia, Senegal, Serbia, Seychelles, Sierra Leone, Sint Maarten, Slovakia, Solomon Islands, Somalia, South Sudan, Sri Lanka, Sudan, Suriname, Svalbard and Jan Mayen, Swaziland, Syria, Taiwan, Tajikistan, Tanzania, Togo, Tokelau, Tonga, Trinidad and Tobago, Tunisia, Turkmenistan, Turks and Caicos Islands, Tuvalu, U.S. Virgin Islands, Uganda, Uruguay, Uzbekistan, Vanuatu, Vatican, Venezuela, Vietnam, Wallis and Futuna, Western Sahara, Yemen, Zambia, Zimbabwe

Appication Process for this scholarship

  • Academic transcripts
  • Proof of citizenship
  • Financial document
  • Pay registration fees of ?300 and submit an online application
  • Solve an online critical thinking assessment
  • Shortlisted students are provided with detailed information about the various scholarships and are invited to identify college(s) of their preference
  • Candidates submit a complete college application to a college of their choice
  • Candidates are interviewed online
  • Scholarships are awarded in a public award ceremony: January 23 & 24, 2021
  • Scholarship winners have till May 1, 2021, to confirm their acceptance
  • Next Genius Scholarships are Non-binding

Scholarship Application:
This scholarship needs a separate external application.

Application Documents:

Type of documents Indicates if this type of document is required to be submitted
Transcripts Required


Important Dates & FAQ info:

Date Additional Details
Application start date May 2020
Application Deadline October 2020
Online Critical Thinking Test November 03, 2020
College Selection November 05, 2020
College Application December 14, 2020
Online Interview & Awards January 23, 2021
Scholarships are awarded in a public award ceremony January 23 & 24, 2021
Scholarship Acceptance & Enrollment May 01, 2021
Contact email helpdesk@next-geniuscom


Scholarship Eligibility

  • Shortlisted applicants will be required to attend an interview
  • hey are interviewed online
  • Applicants who are in Grade 12 (or gap year)
  • Applicants must be able to demonstrate strong creative problem-solving skills, both in academic and non-academic settings
  • Applicants must have a strong team playing and communication skills
  • Positive attitude, charisma & leadership skill
  • Applicant must be an Indian citizen, Indian citizens living abroad, OCI Card Holders, and Foreign nationals living/studying in India
  • Applicants have a strong 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
  • Students have an ability 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)

Special Restrictions:
No Special Restriction applicable

Exams Details:

Exam name Indicates if exam is required and cutoff (if any)
TOEFL Required (minimum score 96)
IELTS Required (minimum score 7)
PTE Required (minimum score 68)
12 Required
UG Required (minimum score 75%)


iSchoolConnect Rating

The rating is done considering various factors

Frequently Asked Questions

The frequently asked questions about the scholarship are:

Who can apply for the Scholarship?
The scholarship is applicable to students from various countries.

What is the minimum Qualification Required?
To qualify for the award, candidates must have completed the 12th grade.
What is the procedure for applying?
Not Mentioned

What are the documents required for filling the forms?
Financial/Tax Documents Required.
Academic transcripts.
Proof of citizenship.
Financial document.

What is the duration of the Scholarship?
Not Mentioned