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Find out the answers to the questions you may have about becoming a genetic counselor with these Frequently Asked Questions by prospective students. 

The Student Corner is a resource for genetic counseling students and new graduates. Here you can find useful information as you work toward and begin your career as a genetic counselor:

Important Announcements:

2018 NSGC Student Annual Conference Scholarship

In an effort to increase cultural competency of the membership of the NSGC, the Membership Committee is providing two $500 scholarships to second-year genetic counseling students planning to attend the 2018 NSGC Annual Conference meeting in Atlanta, GA. All applicants must be enrolled and in good standing at an accredited genetic counseling training program in the fall of 2018, and be members of the NSGC or planning to join in 2019. Any second-year genetic counseling student interested in cultural competency issues may apply for this scholarship.

The application period is now closed. The official presentation of the awards will be made at the NSGC Annual Conference in Atlanta, GA.

If you have any questions, please contact Carrie Wall at the NSGC Executive Office at You may also contact the leader of the scholarship working group of the Membership Committee: Chelsea Wagner via e-mail at

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