The National Institutes of Health awarded the grants, which will fund research on autoimmune diseases and human exposure to anthrax.
High school seniors, as well as college freshmen, sophomores and juniors, are eligible to apply.
OMRF researchers found that, in laboratory mice, a particular white blood cell seems to play a key role in MS.
The one-time grant will help OMRF scientist Jian Li, Ph.D., with start-up costs for his new lab.
This award is tailored to support scientists and doctors early in their careers studying and treating sarcoidosis.
The deadline for the annual summer program is Feb.1.