The College of Science is pleased to announce that five incoming graduate students were awarded 2021-2022 ARCS (Achievement Rewards for College Scientists) Foundation, Oregon Chapter scholarships. ARCS Foundation Oregon seeks to advance science and technology in the United States by funding graduate students. The scholarship provides $18,000 in financial support, payable over three years, to academically outstanding students who are U.S. citizens studying to complete Ph.D. degrees in science, engineering, mathematics, technology and medical research at Oregon Health & Science University, Oregon State University and the University of Oregon.
Through its efforts, ARCS Oregon has supported 301 young scientists with over five million dollars in scholarship funding and encouraged them to follow their scientific passions, earn their doctorates and further scientific knowledge. Funding is made possible through endowed funds, donors and chapter fundraising.
This year, ARCS Oregon is supporting a record number of 79 scholars: 25 at OHSU, 44 at OSU and 10 at UO. The scholars are chosen from selection committees at each institution.
This year’s new Oregon State College of Science ARCS scholars include: