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ASHG DNA Day Essay Contest

American Society of Human Genetics (ASHG)

Application Information


Scholarship Overview

This essay contest is for students in grades 9 through 12. The contest aims to challenge students to examine, question, and reflect on the important concepts of genetics. To apply, applicants must submit an essay that addresses a question related to the discoveries in genetics that have occurred in the 60 years since Watson and Crick published their model of the DNA double helix. See website for more details about this contest.

How easy is it to apply?


This scholarship's application process may include long-term projects, contest entries or some other very time-intensive process.

How much competition is there?


You will be competing against a pretty high number of people for this scholarship.

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Deadline: Mar 14
The deadline for this scholarship has passed.
Award Range: $100 - $1,000
Awards Granted: 13


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