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DNA Day Essay Contest

  • Maximum Amount
    $1,000
  • Application Deadline
    March 02, 2023
  • Number Of Awards
    13
  • Contact
    Scholarship Committee
    6120 Executive Boulevard
    Suite 500
    Rockville, MD 20852
    society@ashg.org
  • Website Address
    https://www.ashg.org/education/dnaday.shtml
  • Scholarship Description
    National DNA Day commemorates the completion of the Human Genome Project in April 2003 and the discovery of the double helix of DNA in 1953. DNA Day is April 25 each year. This contest is open to students in grades 9-12 worldwide and asks students to examine, question, and reflect on important concepts in genetics. Essays are expected to be well-reasoned arguments indicative of a depth of understanding of the concepts related to the essay question. They are evaluated by ASHG members through three rounds of scoring. For more information or to apply, please visit the scholarship provider's website.
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