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 FoundationDale and Marge Myers Fund
Karen and Bob Bowden/Bowden Family FoundationMrs. Donald Roon/Roon Foundation, Inc.
The Favrot FundMargaret L. Roulette
Samuel J. French III & Katherine Weaver French FundEllen Browning Scripps Foundation
Maurice J. Masserini Charitable TrustTimken-Sturgis Foundation
Hervey Family Non-Endowment FundUnion Bank
The Legler Benbough FoundationWD-40 Company (combined with Jack Heckel)
Diane and Tyler Miller/The Collins Companies Foundation 



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

Carlos and Sharon ArbelaezThe Heller Foundation of San Diego
The Atkinson Family FoundationLambert Foundation for Education at Union Bank
Emily BagnallJackie Leisz
Kenneth and Marjorie BlanchardThe Parker Foundation
Cubic CorporationPfizer La Jolla
Cymer, Inc.Science Applications International Corporation (SAIC)
Dr. Charles C. and Sue K. Edwards FoundationMarti and Larry Showley
Becki and Ed EtessPat and Bob Whalen
Cecil and Ida Green FoundationBetty Jo and Hal Williams



GALILEO CIRCLE – $25,000 - $49,999

Charles and Ruth Billingsley FoundationOak Industries
The Burnham FoundationThomas and Audrey Pine Foundation
Conexant Systems, IncorporatedMrs. Walter J. Podbielniak
The Education Financing Foundation of CaliforniaThe George Smedes Poyner Foundation
Ferrell FoundationLois S. Thompson
The Samuel I. and John Henry Fox FoundationThe Thursday Club Foundation
Gilead SciencesTitan Corporation
Connie K. GoldenUniversity of California, San Diego
Janet and Dan La MarcheThe Robert G. and Gloria R. Wallace Family
Dr. and Mrs. William McCollWells Fargo Bank
Nancy and Bill Norgren 

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