The Edmond Sun

November 30, 2013

OMRF offering summer science internships


Special to The Sun

OKLA. CITY — The Oklahoma Medical Research Foundation is accepting applications for its 2014 Fleming Scholar Program. Application deadline is Feb. 1.

Students must be Oklahoma residents at the time of high school graduation and at least 16 years of age to qualify. High school seniors, as well as college freshmen, sophomores and juniors are eligible to apply for the Fleming Scholar Program. Scholars are paid and also receive free housing, if eligible.

These summer internships allow selected students to enhance their research skills by working alongside world-class scientists for eight weeks. Projects will focus on key research areas like cancer, lupus or heart disease. At the program’s end, students will present their research findings in seminars for OMRF’s scientific staff and write papers detailing their research results.

For application forms, visit www.omrf.org/fleming.