By providing financial awards to outstanding US citizens
ARCS Inspires STEM opportunities in Georgia
At Emory, Georgia Institute of Technology, Morehouse, and University of Georgia
ARCS Foundation advances science and technology in the U.S. by providing financial awards to U.S. citizens who are studying to complete degrees in science, engineering, math, technology, and medical research.
For over 30 years, ARCS Foundation has been FUNDING STEM SCHOLARS WHO WILL CHANGE THE WORLD. ARCS Scholars are selected by their schools for their academic excellence without regard to race, creed or gender.
Since 1992, ARCS Atlanta has awarded over $7 million for more than 1,125 individual Scholar Awards to students at Emory University, Georgia Institute of Technology, Morehouse College, and University of Georgia.
Opportunity to Change the World
ARCS (Achievement Rewards for College Scientists) Foundation offers our donors the opportunity to change the world. ARCS Awards are unrestricted, and these funds enable our scholars to conduct research which has the potential to solve the challenges of today.
Promise of a Better Future
Support of our scholars is an expression of our belief that each scholar holds the promise of a better future.
ARCS Atlanta Story
The ARCS Atlanta website is a collective story, in pictures and videos, of an organization run by altruistic, dedicated women supporting the next generation of America’s most brilliant scientists with the help of visionary donors – and the unique connection that exists between us all.
ARCS Atlanta Scholars are among the brightest and most promising young research scientists in the nation. Our scholars strengthen the pipeline of STEM talent in Georgia, making Georgia a magnet for innovative companies and state-of-the-art research.
To view our 2023 ARCS Atlanta Scholar Awards program, view the video below.
GEORGIA TECH SCHOLAR NOAM ALTMAN-KUROSAKI
Noam’s research aims to understand the processes that drive coral reef decline and recovery, specifically how local stressors affect the interactions between corals, algae, and fish.
Upon graduation, Malik plans to attend a Medical Scientist Training Program to pursue his MD/PhD. He hopes to build upon his recent experience at Vanderbilt University where his research focused on innate immune memory.
A story on NPR about the best scientific inventions caught my attention recently. They asked people what they believed was the most important scientific contribution. As you can imagine, the answers varied greatly. Some answers were obvious, like fire, but most were more personal. One contributor said the washing machine... Read more
Over 65 ARCS members and guests gathered at the downtown Capital City Club on January 17, 2024, for one of the most exciting General Membership Meetings in recent memory. Former ARCS Scholar Dr. Eric DeJesus spoke about the formation of his new company, Annate BiTherapeutics, Inc. which is based on... Read more
One of the most enjoyable ways ARCS members connect is through field trips centered around our common interest in groundbreaking science. Our recent field trip to the Kendeda Building for Innovative Sustainable Design at Georgia Tech was the perfect opportunity to learn about the timely and important issue of sustainability. ... Read more