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.
NASA astronaut recognized for historic all-female spacewalk and research on International Space Station.
LaGrange, GA. February 10, 2020 – At the National Board Meeting in Tempe, Arizona, ARCS® Foundation announced that Dr. Jessica Meir, NASA Astronaut and researcher, has been selected for membership into the respected ARCS Alumni Hall of... Read more
Most of ARCS Scholar Mariana Lanzarini-Lopes’s life has been impacted by water. When she was young, Mariana lived in Brazil, and water was delivered to her house in big blue canisters. Mariana wondered how people who could not afford it got their clean water. Now a fourth-year doctoral candidate in... Read more