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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.
- We sponsor talented, motivated American students at 54 of the top U.S. research universities.
- Nine out of 10 ARCS Scholars after they graduate work in their sponsored fields - creating knowledge, developing technologies, launching start-up companies, inspiring youth.
- Our 17 chapters build industry partnerships to support research important to their own communities.
ARCS Alum Dr. Neil deGrasse Tyson tells what being an
ARCS Scholar meant to him.