This year’s donation marked the second year the group has given.
The new program will have three concentrations: environmental health sciences, global health studies and public health preparedness.
Meghan Ange and Amber Hill, both senior biology scholar students at UAB, were selected by Teach for America
This year’s event drew over 850 students from 27 different high schools around Alabama.
The awards fund first-year medical students for an eight-week session in scholarly research.