The Seattle Chapter of ARCS Foundation contributes to the advancement of science and technology by funding PhD fellowships for academically outstanding scholars in the fields of science, technology, engineering, and math at the University of Washington and Washington State University.

2015 Annual Luncheon Video

Neil DeGrasse Tyson, ARCS Alum

2014 Annual Luncheon Video


  • ARCS Foundation is a vital partner of the University of Washington as we seek to recruit the very best graduate students in the sciences and engineering."ANA MARI CAUCE, PhD, President, University of Washington

  • We truly appreciate our partnership with the ARCS Foundation. The impact this generous fellowship has on WSU graduate students is far-reaching and life-changing, enabling them to focus on important research that will improve the quality of life for all. Our ARCS students’ success stories are testament to the amazing opportunity this scholarship affords.Dan Bernardo, PhD, Interim President, Washington State University

  • The evidence is clear; ARCS Foundation and its mission, energy, and principles have led to a record of outstanding stewardship. Fellowship donations are used very wisely and with high impact."Lee Huntsman, PhD, UW President Emeritus, Professor Emeritus

  • Our partnership with ARCS Foundation is instrumental in reaching our goal to broaden the global impact of WSU’s top doctoral programs.”Elson S. Floyd, PhD, (1956-2015), 10th President, Washington State University