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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: For one complex human trait of your choosing, identify and explain the contributions of at least one genetic factor and one environmental factor. How does this interplay lead to a phenotype?


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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