Our Mission: ARCS Foundation awards fellowship to US citizens pursuing PhD Degrees in science, technology, engineering, and math (STEM).

Our Fellows: Curious, driven and dedicated, our Fellows inspire us. Unwavering in our support, we’re helping propel our ARCS Fellows to go change the world. They are working through and solving essential problems that have tangible impact on both industry and society. Their breakthroughs continue to keep us on the edge of our seats and inspire all of us to look for more.

Our Universities: ARCS Foundation Seattle Chapter has a strong, enduring partnership with the University of Washington and Washington State University.  Better together – we continue our relentless pursuit of scientific truths from Astrophysics to Agriculture.

Our Membership: Influential as we are inquisitive, for over 40 years the Seattle chapter has been a driving, developmental force in a city undisputed as a preeminent hub for innovation. We prioritize engaging with our fellows, bettering our community and challenging each other to do more.

Our Future: Known the world over as destination for innovators, our region is in full bloom. Seattle is the vibrant home for countless research institutions, tech giants, and biotech pioneers. ARCS is helping meet the demand for talented, tenacious thinkers who will push the boundaries of convention and accelerate past the status quo. The opportunity to further advance science in America starts in Seattle.

Sarah Watts

President, Seattle Chapter ARCS Foundation