Gerald Jaquith lived a frugal life, and OMRF officials were stunned to learn he’d left more than $2 million in assets to the nonprofit research foundation.
McElmurry Trust crosses $1 million mark at OMRF
Earlier this month, trustee C.B. Graft visited OMRF to present a check for $105,000.
OMRF offers scholarships for state science teachers
OMRF is offering scholarships for Oklahoma science teachers to participate in its 2009 Foundation Scholar Program. For two decades, OMRF’s Foundation Scholar Program has helped Oklahoma science teachers build their classroom curriculum through hands-on laboratory work and interaction with scientists and other educators. Scholarships provide a $2,000 stipend plus housing (if needed) and $1,000 in […]
Role Reversal: Teachers become students at OMRF
For six Oklahoma science teachers, this summer has provided the chance to put on different shoes: those of students. The educators, all middle and high-school teachers, were selected from a statewide applicant pool as Foundation Scholars at the Oklahoma Medical Research Foundation. In the four-week program, the teachers work together in an OMRF laboratory, performing […]
OMRF names six science teachers as Foundation Scholars
The Oklahoma Medical Research Foundation has selected six Oklahoma science teachers as its 21st class of Foundation Scholars. As Foundation Scholars, the middle and high school teachers—who hail from Oklahoma City, Edmond, Medford, Moore, Yukon and Norman—will spend four weeks this summer in OMRF’s labs. Under the guidance of an OMRF researcher, they will perform […]
OMRF teacher scholarship deadline nearing
The application period for the Oklahoma Medical Research Foundation’s 2008 Foundation Scholar Program closes March 1. The program, which offers scholarships to Oklahoma science teachers, includes a $2,000 stipend plus housing (if needed) and $1,000 in laboratory and classroom supplies. Selected teachers participate in a 4-week course, Biology is a Village, which provides them with […]