• 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 new solutions that impact technology

  • Discovery

    ARCS Scholars discover new solutions that impact health

  • The future

    ARCS Scholars investigate impact of climate change

Our Mission

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 Impact

Through our efforts, 301 young scientists have been financially supported with over $5 million total and encouraged to follow their scientific passions, earn their PhDs, and further their scientific knowledge.

Join ARCS Oregon

Join us! Support next-generation scientists, meet them, and learn about their work.  Read more to Join ARCS Oregon.


Join Us As We Celebrate Our 2021 Scholars

Event is free.



Thank you to our loyal 2021 Einstein Presenting Sponsors!

Julie and Wayne Drinkward