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ARCS Foundation: Advancing Science in America and Here in Pittsburgh

In the scientific exploration that paves the way for discovery, innovation and making our world better, America is being challenged. Rising to the challenge...

Our Mission

ARCS (Achievement Rewards for College Scientists) Foundation Pittsburgh 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 Carnegie Mellon University and the University of Pittsburgh. 

Our Impact

Through our efforts, 204 young scientists have been financially supported with $2.4 million total and encouraged to follow their scientific passions, earn their PhDs, and further their scientific knowledge.

Opening Doors to Scientific Achievement

ARCS Foundation Pittsburgh Chapter embraces diversity, equity, and inclusion as core values critical to scientific excellence and innovation. We believe these core values are crucial to creating a welcoming environment within our organization. We open doors to talented individuals who bring different perspectives to scientific research. ARCS Foundation Pittsburgh Chapter celebrates and supports the efforts of our partner institutions as they eliminate barriers to academic and scientific achievement.

Join ARCS Pittsburgh!

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