The pandemic has exacted a heavy toll on every facet of the economy, but few sectors stand to be hit harder than higher education.
The scholars were selected from a pool of 70 applicants from across the state.
High school seniors, as well as college freshmen, sophomores and juniors, are eligible to apply.
OMRF has selected 13 Oklahoma high school and college students as Sir Alexander Fleming Scholars for 2018.
The deadline for the annual summer program is Feb.1.
The deadline for the eight-week summer program is Feb. 1.