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.
ARCS Foundation embraces diversity, equity, and inclusion as core values critical to scientific excellence and innovation. We believe these core values are crucial to creating a welcoming environment within our organization. We open doors to talented individuals who bring different perspectives to scientific research. ARCS Foundation celebrates and supports the efforts of our partner institutions as they eliminate barriers to academic and scientific achievement.
LaGrange, Georgia (June 9, 2021) — ARCS® Foundation is pleased to announce the selection of 14 volunteers to receive the ARCS Light Award for their work in promoting science, engineering, and medical research.
The ARCS Light Award is the highest honor for volunteer work within the foundation and represents chapters’... Read more
LAGRANGE, Georgia, May 11, 2021—Achievement Rewards for College Scientists (ARCS) Foundation recently received a $50,000 Capacity Building Grant from the Burton Family Foundation to support operating costs, allowing the organization to continue its 63-year legacy of support for US scientific advancement and competitiveness.
Astronomer is recognized for his leadership and vision in the development of the Large Millimeter Telescope which was instrumental in capturing the first image of a black hole and confirmed Einstein’s Theory of General Relativity.
LaGrange, GA. February 9, 2021 – At the January National Board Meeting. ARCS® Foundation... Read more