ARCS SCholars explore key questions in their research
ARCS scholars discover solutions that impact global challenge
ARCS Scholars discover new solutions that impact health
ARCS Scholars discover new solutions that impact technology
Our Mission. . .
ARCS Foundation Oregon Chapter advances science and technology in the United States by providing financial awards to academically outstanding students who are U.S. citizens studying to complete PhD degrees in science, engineering, math, technology and medical research at Oregon Health & Science University, Oregon State University and the University of Oregon.
Our Impact. . .
Since 2004 the Oregon Chapter has raised over $4 million to support 248 scholars at OHSU, OSU and UO.
Join Us for the 2018 Scholar Awards Luncheon
This is your opportunity to understand the heart and soul of ARCS. A panel of three ARCS scholar alums will discuss not only why they chose their fields of study, but how thy see their roles in the future of science. Their work is our world's future.
Dan Miller’s first interest in neuroscience came in high school after he read a book about theories of consciousness by a prominent neuropsychologist. “I was fascinated that there were so many different psychological, neural, and philosophical approaches for explaining how the brain works, and was particularly drawn to theories that... Read more
Would you like to reduce your taxes and find solutions to the planet’s biggest challenges? With the passage of the new tax law, it may be more beneficial than ever to create a university matched endowment (UME). Oregon State University has 5 of these opportunities remaining (4 in Engineering and 1... Read more
Portland, OR – An ARCS member honored ARCS Foundation Oregon with a $1.5 million bequest to support its signature scholar awards program in perpetuity. This is the largest gift to date for the Oregon Chapter and significantly increases the Chapter’s ability to sustain its mission at a new level.
Elizabeth Holzenthal Receives Prestigious NSF Graduate Fellowship
Congratulations to OSU College of Engineering, ARCS scholar Elizabeth Holzenthal, School of Civil and Construction Engineering, coastal and ocean engineering. Elizabeth was recently named a recipient of an NSF Graduate Fellowship, (GRFP). Elizabeth, a first year scholar, is working on a project aimed at contributing to the development of a new generation of natural hazard engineering. Her donors are Diane and Dick Alexander.
Kevin Watanabe-Smith Wins Statewide 3MT Competition
ARCS Scholar Kevin Watanabe-Smith, who studies cancer biology in Dr. Brian Druker's lab, took first place at the state's Three Minute Thesis (3MT) competition. Kevin was sponsored by the Allan Price Memorial ARCS Award.
ARCS Scholar Danielle Robinson Awarded 2016 Mozilla Fellowship for Science
Danielle Robinson, Ph.D. candidate in the OHSU School of Medicine Neuroscience Graduate Program, is one of four fellows selected worldwide to receive the Mozilla Fellowship for Science.
Her donors are Ellen and Mark Richardson.