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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
King's Daughter and Sons Saginaw Scholarship $1,000 February 22, 2018
Harry Hawkins Scholarship $1,000 February 22, 2018
Frances Dolinski Scholarship $1,000 February 22, 2018
Mr. and Mrs. K.R. Hodges Scholarship Up to $500 March 01, 2018
Germaine K. Queen Scholarship $400 June 01, 2018
Donald E. Caswell Memorial Scholarship $300 March 01, 2018
DNA Day Essay Contest Up to $1,000 March 09, 2018
Lettie Pate Whitehead Scholarship Varies February 28, 2018
Theodore C. Kiekhaefer, M.D. Health Care Career Scholarship Varies February 01, 2018
Phyllis Madden Scholarship Varies March 01, 2018