• Welcome to ARCS Foundation Oregon

    We are advancing science in Oregon . . . 

  • Basic Science Research 

    ARCS SCholars explore key questions in their research

  • Discovery

    ARCS scholars discover solutions that impact global challenge

  • Discovery

    ARCS Scholars discover new solutions that impact health

  • Discovery

    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 $5 million to support 301 scholars at OHSU, OSU and UO.

Join ARCS Oregon. . .

Join us! Support next-generation scientists and learn about their work. 


Enjoy this 39 minute program featuring ARCS Scholars, who are pursuing degrees in science, medical research, and engineering, as they offer glimpses of their widely varied research topics at OHSU, OSU and UO. The presidents of each university emphasized the need for science research in Oregon and how ARCS scholar awards drive recruitment for PhD candidates. Thank you for supporting the next generation of STEM leaders.




Thank you to our loyal 2020 Sponsors!   

Einstein Presenting Sponsors

Julie and Wayne Drinkward

Marie Curie Circle

Thomas Edison Circle

Jamie & Mike Anderson
Bank of America Private Bank
Columbia Bank
Kirby & Carl Dyess
Earle A. Chiles Research Institute
NW Natural
OnPoint Community Credit Union
Barbara & Philip Silver
Walsh Construction Co.
Washington Trust Bank
 Wells Fargo 
Anne Taylor Yoo, Windermere Realty Trust

Alexander Fleming Circle

Diane & Dick Alexander
Kathleen Ames & Deanne Rubinstein
Julie Branford & Janis Harrison
Ann & Ron Emmerson
Nancy Fischer & Lynn Pratt
Joan Foley & Per Jarnberg
Barbara Giesy
Sharon & Henry Hewitt
Judy & John Jendrzejewski
Jean & Rich Josephson
Caron & Larry Ogg