Academic Partners

ARCS Foundation Atlanta Chapter being recognized as one of Georgia Tech's most generous benefactors and welcomed into the The Hill Society of Georgia Tech by Dr. Bud Peterson, President, Georgia Tech.

Some Words from our Academic Partners

“Emory University is honored to be among 52 of the nation's top universities and colleges partnering with ARCS Foundation to strengthen science education. Together we are fostering student success, fueling innovation, and furthering American leadership in scientific and technological research."

Dr. James W. Wagner
President, Emory Univeristy


"For more than 50 years ARCS Foundation has been providing scholar awards for the STEM fields.  For more than 125 years Georgia Tech has been educating students in the STEM fields. We are very pleased to be partnering with you to be able to provide a stellar education to outstanding and deserving students."

Dr. G.P. "Bud" Peterson
President, Georgia Institute of Technology


"ARCS Scholar Awards have supported the scholarly efforts of 106 high achieving science and mathematics majors at Morehouse for 24 years... Through its support for both undergraduate and graduate students who aspire to careers in science or mathematics, ARCS Foundation is making a major contribution to increasing the number of American citizens who pursue careers in STEM. And, for that we are truly grateful."

Dr. John S. Wilson
President, Morehouse College


"The University of Georgia is pleased to be a recipient of ARCS Foundation support for graduate students in the biomedical and health sciences. These prestigious awards not only provide significant and flexible direct financial support to the award winners during their training period, but also create invaluable life-long connections to the ARCS Foundation membership."

Dr. Jere Morehead
President, University of Georgia


Our Academic Partners

Emory University 

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Departments and Schools supported:

  • Chemistry
  • Graduate Division of Biological and Biomedical Sciences (GDBBS)
  • Rollins School of Public Health (RSPH)

Emory University is a private research university founded in 1836. The school’s motto is “Cor prudentis possidebit scientiam - The wise heart seeks knowledge.”

Emory is ranked 21st among national universities in U.S. News & World Report. 

Georgia Institute of Technology 

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Schools supported:

  • Daniel Guggenheim School of Aerospace Engineering (AE)
  • Wallace H. Coulter Department of Biomedical Engineering at Georgia Tech and Emory University (BME)
  • School of Civil and Environmental Engineering (CEE)
  • College of Computing (CC)
  • School of Earth and Atmospheric Sciences (EAS)
  • School of Electrical and Computer Engineering (ECE)
  • H. Milton Stewart School of Industrial and Systems Engineering (ISyE)
  • George W. Woodruff School of Mechanical Engineering (ME)

The Georgia Institute of Technology is a public research university founded in 1885. The school’s motto is “Progress and Service.”
Georgia Tech is consistently ranked among the best universities in the United States and the world.

Morehouse College 

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Department supported:

  • Division of Science and Mathematics

Morehouse College is a private, all-male, historically black college founded in 1867. The school’s motto is “Et Facta Est Lux - And there was light.”
The school is ranked in the Top tier among the Best Liberal Arts Colleges by U.S. News and World Report.

University of Georgia 

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School supported:

  • Paul D. Coverdell Biomedical and Health Sciences Institute (BHSI)

The University of Georgia is a public research university founded in 1785.  It is the oldest of the state’s institutions of higher learning and one of several schools to claim the title of the oldest public university in the United States. The school’s motto is “et docere et rerum exquirere causas - To teach and to inquire into the nature of things.” BHSI is ranked in the top 50 science institutes by U.S. News and World Report.


Thanks from Scholar Laura Redmond

"I want to thank you again for supporting my career development, and I look forward to encouraging the development of future scientists as an ARCS Scholar Alum."

Thanks from Alum Alejandro Toriella, PhD, Assistant Professor, Industrial Engineering, Georgia Tech

Thank you very much for your support.  It meant a lot.  I had the opportunity to return to Tech as a faculty member last year.  I’m very happy to be back and hope I can advise a future ARCS scholar soon!

Thanks from Alum Deborah Kilpatrick, CEO Evidation Health

The work you (ARCS Foundation Atlanta members) have all done is tremendous, and I am so proud to be a part of that legacy.  I hope that my work is making you all feel that there has been a good return on your investment.