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. This year, the challenge will have first and second-place prize winners.

Scholar Award Participation Grant - Highest Percentage of Individual Donors

First Place - $1,500 Scholar Award Grant
Second Place - $1,000 Scholar Award Grant

Scholar Award Champion Grant - Most Total Dollars Contributed to ARCS National

First Place - $1,500 Scholar Award Grant
Second Place - $1,000 Scholar Award Grant

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 be matched 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.

Share your generosity on social media!

After you make a donation, share your ARCS #GivingTuesday pride on social media!

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  3. Share via social media and tag @arcsfoundation