Major Donors

Cumulative Gifts 1985 through June 30, 2020

Our greatest gratitude to these major donors who have made a significant contribution to the future of science, engineering, and medicine by supporting ARCS Scholars.


The Reuben H. Fleet Foundation Fund

Virginia Lynch Grady



The Donald C. and Elizabeth M. Dickinson Foundation


ALBERT EINSTEIN PATRON – $250,000 - $499,999

The Beyster Family Foundation

Blasker-Rose-Miah Fund

Kathryn Crippen Hattox Fund

International Systems, LLC/Allan Wegner and Bob Whalen


THOMAS EDISON PATRON – $100,000 - $249,999

The Thomas C. Ackerman Foundation Dale and Marge Myers Fund
Karen and Bob Bowden/Bowden Family Foundation Mrs. Donald Roon/Roon Foundation, Inc.
The Favrot Fund Margaret L. Roulette
Samuel J. French III & Katherine Weaver French Fund Ellen Browning Scripps Foundation
Maurice J. Masserini Charitable Trust Timken-Sturgis Foundation
Hervey Family Non-Endowment Fund Union Bank
The Legler Benbough Foundation WD-40 Company (combined with Jack Heckel)
Diane and Tyler Miller/The Collins Companies Foundation  



MARIE CURIE CIRCLE – $50,000 - $99,999

Carlos and Sharon Arbelaez The Heller Foundation of San Diego
The Atkinson Family Foundation Lambert Foundation for Education at Union Bank
Emily Bagnall Jackie Leisz
Kenneth and Marjorie Blanchard The Parker Foundation
Cubic Corporation Pfizer La Jolla
Cymer, Inc. Science Applications International Corporation (SAIC)
Dr. Charles C. and Sue K. Edwards Foundation Marti and Larry Showley
Becki and Ed Etess Pat and Bob Whalen
Cecil and Ida Green Foundation Betty Jo and Hal Williams



GALILEO CIRCLE – $25,000 - $49,999

Charles and Ruth Billingsley Foundation Oak Industries
The Burnham Foundation Thomas and Audrey Pine Foundation
Conexant Systems, Incorporated Mrs. Walter J. Podbielniak
The Education Financing Foundation of California The George Smedes Poyner Foundation
Ferrell Foundation Lois S. Thompson
The Samuel I. and John Henry Fox Foundation The Thursday Club Foundation
Gilead Sciences Titan Corporation
Connie K. Golden University of California, San Diego
Janet and Dan La Marche The Robert G. and Gloria R. Wallace Family
Dr. and Mrs. William McColl Wells Fargo Bank
Nancy and Bill Norgren Wells Fargo Bank

The above amounts include donations to the ARCS Awards and Endowment Funds.