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Opening Doors to Scientific Achievement

ARCS Foundation 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 celebrates and supports the efforts of our partner institutions as they eliminate barriers to academic and scientific achievement.



Schloerb Hall of Fame


Holly Heaton, President of the San Diego Chapter of ARCS, reflects on FY 2020-2021, "the year of COVID," and marvels at what turned out to be a hugely successful pivot to the virtual world.

Dr. Christopher Volpe, ARCS Scholar Alumnus at Scripps Institution of Oceanography at UC San Diego (1992-1995), recounts his personal ARCS story in this moving 5-minute video.

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