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Gene therapy is the insertion, alteration, or removal of genes within an individual's cells and biological tissues to treat disease. It is a technique for correcting defective genes that are responsible for disease development. The most common form of gene therapy involves the insertion of functional genes into an unspecified genomic location in order to replace a mutated gene, but other forms involve directly correcting the mutation or modifying normal gene that enables a viral infection. Although the technology is still in its infancy, it has been used with some success.

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University of Connecticut
Four or more years; Public; $25,152 average out-state tuition; $8,256 average in-state tuition

Gene Therapy Scholarships

Name Amount Deadline
Gallagher Student Health Careers Scholarship Program $7,500 May 05, 2017
Dr. Benjamin Cottone Memorial Scholarship $5,000 April 15, 2017
BCBSM Foundation Student Award Program $3,000 April 30, 2017
Health and Life Science Scholarship - IUPUI Up to $2,500 May 15, 2017
Kuhl Insurance Scholarship $2,000 April 01, 2017
AMN/HCC Scholarship Contest $2,000 July 31, 2017
Melvin O. and Loraine N. Moehle Scholarship Up to $1,500 April 01, 2017
Sandy Hamilton Scholarship $1,000 April 01, 2017
Wolf-Hungate Scholarship $1,000 April 01, 2017
Washington Rotary Scholarship - ICC Up to $1,000 April 01, 2017