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Welcome to the 2021 DNA Day Essay Contest submission site!
The deadline to submit all essays is Wednesday, March 3, 2021 at 5:00 pm U.S. Eastern Time.
To submit your essay(s), you will need to create an ASHG account. This is not a membership account and does not require payment.
- If you have submitted an essay in 2019 or 2020, please use these instructions
- If you have NOT submitted an essay in 2019 or 2020, please use these instructions
- Review a blank submission form to prepare your submission
What You Need to Know
- The contest is open to high school students (grades 9-12) in the U.S. and internationally
- Essays must be in English and no more than 750 words. Word count includes in-text citations, but not reference lists.
- Essays must include at least one reference.
For more information about the ASHG DNA Day Essay Contest, visit the contest homepage.