by providing financial awards to academically outstanding U.S. citizens
ARCS Scholars work
to complete degrees in science, engineering and medical research
ARCS Brilliant college scholars
study at top ranked university STEM programs
ARCS is ensuring a bright future
for science in America
Building U.S. Competitiveness
ARCS® Foundation is a nationally recognized nonprofit 501(c)(3) organization started and run entirely by women who boost American leadership and aid advancement in science and technology. To address the country's need for new scientists and engineers, we provide unrestricted funding to help the country's brightest graduate and undergraduate students create new knowledge and innovative technologies.
ARCS® Foundation (Achievement Rewards for College Scientists Foundation, Inc.) has released its fiscal year 2018 Annual Report. The report presents the nationwide public report of investments and achievements by 15 regional ARCS chapters during the 2017-18 academic year.
Among the key facts and accomplishments noted in the report are:
Portland, OR – An ARCS member honored ARCS Foundation Oregon with a $1.5 million bequest to support its signature scholar awards program in perpetuity. This is the largest gift to date for the Oregon Chapter and significantly increases the Chapter’s ability to sustain its mission at a new level.
World-famous astrophysicist and media personality recognized for his promotion of science in America.
World-famous astrophysicist and media personality Dr. Neil deGrasse Tyson has been named by ARCS® Foundation as its 2018 inductee into the ARCS Alumni Hall of Fame. It is a rare honor, bestowed on ARCS Scholar Alumni who... Read more
Dr. Neil DeGrasse Tyson Talks About Being an ARCS Scholar