• More than $2.7 million in grants to date

  • Emily First on lava field

    Nurture New Knowledge

    Geology Scholar Emily First made rocks in the lab to understand eruptive volcanoes in the field and on Mars.

  • People on dock watching dolphin leap

    Dive in and Discover

    Share our members' commitment to science and enjoy fellowship with friends.

  • Black-footed and Laysan Albatross

    Make a Difference

    Husband and wife scholars formed a nonprofit to protect Pacific ecosystems.

  • Kelly Benoit-Bird on hill overlooking bay

    Encourage the Best and Brightest

    Ocean Acoustic Researcher Kelly Benoit-Bird became a MacArthur Fellow after receiving her ARCS Scholar award.

  • B.J. Fulton inside observatory

    Support Innovation

    Astronomy Scholar B.J. Fulton's automated search for exoplanets freed astronomers from manual telescope operations.