ARCS Scholars explore key questions in their research
ARCS Scholars discover new solutions that impact technology
ARCS Scholars discover new solutions that impact health
ARCS Scholars discover solutions in climate science
ARCS (Achievement Rewards for College Scientists) 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 Vision Statement
Science is the Solution!
Through our efforts, 360 young scientists have been financially supported with $5.9 million total and encouraged to follow their scientific passions, earn their PhDs, and further their scientific knowledge.
The American Medical Student Association (AMSA) and the American Board of Internal Medicine (ABIM) Foundation partnered to launch the Building Trust Essay Contest. Medical students were asked to reflect on a time where they built, lost, or restored trust in a... Read more
On October 18, ARCS Oregon hosted its first in-person fundraising event in two years. Guests reconnected with friends and colleagues, donors enjoyed visiting with their scholars, and of course, everyone engaged with promising scientists from Oregon’s top research universities – OHSU, OSU, and UO.
In keeping with this event’s history,... Read more
ARCS members are impacting our world in many ways…through their philanthropy, volunteerism, and in their professional fields as well. In addition to advancing STEM education in her role as a board member of ARCS Oregon, Kathie Lasater is also leading change in nursing education internationally. Kathie WAS a Fulbright Research... Read more
Sunil Joshi, ARCS Scholar at OHSU, Receives Soros Fellowship
Sunil Joshi is the first at OHSU to receive the Paul and Daisy Soros Fellowship Award. The fellowship supports outstanding immigrants and children of immigrants who are pursuing a graduate education in the United States. Sunil's research interest covers intrinsic and extrinsic mechanisms of drug resistance in the setting of acute myeloid leukemia. He works with Brian J. Druker, MD, a world-recognized expert in cancer.