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.
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
On Monday, May 7, ARCS Northern California Chapter hosted the 2018 ARCS Symposium at the Quadrus Conference Center in Menlo Park, featuring research posters from more than 60 graduate students in STEM disciplines. Dr. Jeremy Reiter of UCSF, who serves as ARCS NCC science advisor, moderated oral presentations by six... Read more
Dr. Neil DeGrasse Tyson Talks About Being an ARCS Scholar