• Applications for Dexterity to College — National Scholar Development Program (NSDP) - Summer 2024 closed on Feb 29, 2024.

    In the meanwhile, you can sign up for DexConnect, India's largest opportunity discovery and preparation platform, or scan through all Dexterity Programs. Dexterity Pre-College Program is currently accepting applications.

  • Program Information

    National Scholar Development Program (NSDP) — Summer 2024


    Dexterity to College - National Scholar Development Program (NSDP) is open to all Indian school students currently studying in class 6 to 9.


    NSDP is not open to candidates in class 10-12, college or workplace, unless they are DexSchool graduates. If you are a DexSchool graduate, you will receive a separate application form in the last week of the application cycle.

    Timeline and Stages

    National Scholar Development Program (NSDP): April - June 2024


    Dexterity to College Fellowship - Fellows Development Program (FDP): June 2024 - Lifetime

    (Only if an NSDP candidate indicates and applies to the fellowship at the end of three-month long training.)


    Candidates remain in their respective districts and homes and access the program through digital classroom, lectures, office hours, etc. Each candidate must have a working device and an active internet connection.

    Application Deadline

    The last date to submit an application for Dexterity to College - National Scholar Development Program (NSDP) was February 29, 2024.


    Note: Please do not wait until the last minute to submit an application. Applications are reviewed on a rolling basis and shortlist notifications are sent every week. Candidates are strongly encouraged to apply early.

    Information for students from Low and Middle-Income families

    Dexterity Global's financial aid policy says, "Pay only if you can". Dexterity's Office of Financial Aid ensures that Dexterity to College is accessible to students from all income groups and zip codes. These cases may include but are not limited to low and middle-income families facing significant financial hardships, students who have lost a parent or an earning member of the family, families with Below Poverty Line (BPL) card, students attending lower income schools or those who come from disadvantaged and underserved communities.


    Note: Applicants must indicate on their application that they would like to be considered for need-based financial aid.