Macrogen Next Generation Scholarship

Macrogen Corp. is a leading bioscience firm committed to advanced human genomic sequencing. The corporation provides next-generation sequencing services utilized by researchers from many prestigious institutions and advanced clinical sequencing services to U.S. patients and hospitals.

Macrogen’s Next Generation Sequencing (NGS) is the future of DNA research, and the applications for this technology have the potential for enhancing individualized patient care. NGS applications include:

  • Identifying rare genetic mutations and variations
  • Deeper analysis of targeted DNA regions
  • Advanced analysis of gene expression
  • Discovery of cancer-causing genetic mutations
  • Faster sequencing

Macrogen is committed to supporting students in their educational path. With this in mind, Macrogen is pleased to announce the launch of a scholarship essay contest — the Macrogen Next Generation Scholarship. The essay winner selected will be awarded $2,000 towards their studies.

To be eligible, applicants must be US citizens currently enrolled in an accredited 4-year university or college in the US. Applicants must also be enrolled in a science, technology, engineering, or mathematics program.

Any student who fits the eligibility requirements listed above can apply for the Macrogen Next Generation Scholarship. To enter student must submit a 500- 700-word essay, or a video (less than 3 minutes long) on one of the following topics:

Topic 1: What health advancements can be made through Next-Generation DNA Sequencing?

Topic 2: What are the benefits of Whole Genome Sequencing and each person knowing their risk potential for certain diseases?

For more information and to apply for this scholarship, click on VISIT below.