• ARCS Scholar

    ARCS® Foundation advances science

    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 US 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.

  • We sponsor talented, motivated American students at top US 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 15 chapters build industry partnerships to support research important to their own communities.