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Free DNA tests/Collins/Collings

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We do not offer free tests unconditionally at DNA shows and no longer offer free Y37 scholarships.

If funds are available, the project *may* award a full Y111 cost-splitting (roughly 50-50) scholarship to an eligible man if his paternal line ancestry is from a project region of interest, he can meet rigorous documentation requirements proving his ancestry back to the late 18th century/early 19th century or earlier, and he is willing to follow project procedures to obtain the scholarship. The award recipient would thus obtain a full Y111 marker test for roughly the cost of the Y37 test.

At the present time, our paternal line origin geographic regions of interest are: The province of Munster in Ireland; Shropshire in the West Midlands, Cornwall, Devon and Somerset in Southwest England, Norfolk and Suffolk in Essex (East Anglia).

Our project email list is for those interested in Collins Y DNA. The name is ubiquitous in the British Isles and its diaspora and there are many different genetic origins. If you'd like to be kept informed of Y DNA test sale opportunities and Collins yDNA project news, contact the project administrator and you'll be placed on the list.

Name Variations

Colin, Collen, Collens, Collin, Colling, Collings, Collins, Collis, Colwyn, Cullen, Cullens, McCollen, McCollin


Susan Barretta, [email protected], Collins DNA Project at FTDNA