The Achievement Rewards for College Students (ARCS) Foundation is a national nonprofit organization with a mission is to advance American innovation in science and engineering by providing unrestricted funding to US citizens pursuing advanced degrees in the STEM (science, technology, engineering, and mathematics) fields. By supporting scientists early in their careers, the organization hopes to inspire young scholars to develop research initiatives that will push the envelope of US scientific and medical discovery.
ARCS has awarded more than $115 million to over 10,500 students nationwide. With 15 regional chapters throughout the US, the organization supports the advancement of science and mathematics at some of the nation’s leading research universities, such as University of California San Francisco, University of Pittsburgh, Johns Hopkins University, Emory University, and the University of Virginia.
To learn more about this organization and funding opportunities, visit https://www.arcsfoundation.org/.