Our Mission

ARCS (Achievement Rewards for College Scientists) Foundation advances science and technology in the United States by providing financial awards to academically outstanding students who are US citizens studying to complete degrees in science, engineering, math, technology, and medical research.

Compete in the 2023-24 Chapter Challenge

All donations made to the ARCS National Fund from July 1, 2023- May 31, 2024 will be placed in the 2023-24 ARCS Chapter Challenge. ARCS National will award a $2,500 Scholar Award Participation Grant to the chapter with the highest percentage of individual donors and a $2,500 Scholar Award Champion Grant to the chapter with the most total dollars contributed to ARCS National. 

Learn more about the Chapter Challenge here.

Igniting Innovation, Supporting Scientific Discovery

Your gift to ARCS National is important

Your donation will help support the ARCS mission. ARCS National works daily to support its chapters. From fundraising to communications support, ARCS serves to spark growth at local chapters that will ignite US scientific competitiveness nationwide. Your generosity will help ensure that ARCS Foundation continues to fund our country's future science leaders for years to come. Together, we can create a legacy for the future of our nation. Join us today!

Your donation to ARCS National will be matched 1:1 up to $50,000!

Our 2023 #GivingTuesday goal is $100,000 for ARCS National Endowment/Operations. Thanks to generous ARCS donors, all donations will donations dollar for dollar until we reach $50,000. ARCS National works to empower local chapters through training, fundraising, and communication support. Your gift today will help us ignite chapter growth and cultivate US scientific competitiveness nationwide.

Does your company match?

Did you know your company could help support ARCS National too?

How to check if your company matches your donation:

  1. Ask your HR department.
  2. Check your company’s employee portal.
  3. Use a matching gift database like Double the Donation.