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.
We Thank Our Einstein Presenting Sponsors for Making the Scholar Awards Luncheon a Success!
Six ARCS members had reserved seating up front when Susan Cooper defended her PhD dissertation at the University of Oregon. Susan, in the department of chemistry, is the first ARCS Oregon scholar to defend at UO. Susan thanked ARCS for our support, and her scholar award donor, late member Jill Josselyn.... Read more
Those who attended the Scholar Awards Luncheon on October 30, 2018, listened to a panel of ARCS scholar alums discuss "Science Up Close and Personal." During the panel discussion the audience had the opportunity to ask targeted questions to the panel members through an app called SocialQA. Due to time... Read more
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.