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 shortage of nurses in the United States is exacerbated by the shortage of nursing educators – how can you train the next generation of nurses without sufficient qualified teachers? Susan Bakewell-Sachs, a member of ARCS Foundation Oregon, knows that firsthand as a professor and the Dean and Vice President... Read more
Since 2009, Barbara Silver has been a loyal member of ARCS Foundation Oregon. In 2012, she and her husband, Philip established some of the first endowed scholar awards for the Chapter. Over the years, Barbara and Philip have thoroughly enjoyed building relationships with their scholars and learning about a variety... Read more
The Science Coalition (TSC) announced Mea Songco-Casey, ARCS Scholar at the University of Oregon, as the winner of the Fund it Forward Student Video Challenge. Students currently enrolled at TSC member institutions were asked to create a video explaining their personal connection to fundamental research and why Congress should... 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.