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DNA Day Essay Contest

Sponsored by: The American Society of Human Genetics

Applicant must be a high school student. Essay about the following is required: Do you think medical professionals should be required for all genetic testing, or should consumers have direct access to predictive genetic testing? In defending your answer, use at least one disorder to explore the implications of involving, and not involving, a medical professional such as a genetic counselor.


Application Deadline March 14
Scholarship, Grant, Fellowship or Contest Contest
Awarded every year? yes
Renewable? no
Must be repaid? no
Required to attend a specific school? no



Max $1,000
Min $100


Max 13
Average 13
Min 13

Contact Information

Katherine Lontok
Educational Programs Manager
The American Society of Human Genetics
9650 Rockville Pike
Bethesda, MD 20814 United States

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