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The Achievement Rewards for College Scientists (ARCS) awards unrestricted funding to talented scholars at more than 50 top American research universities. The ARCS® Foundation is a nonprofit organization of women who sponsor students in science and technology research.
The ARCS® Foundation Phoenix Chapter advances science and technology in the United States by providing financial awards to academically outstanding doctoral students studying to complete degrees in science, engineering and medical research. Read more about the ARCS Foundation: National organization and Phoenix chapter.
Complete nomination details outlined at the bottom of this page. Questions can be directed to GCFellowships@.asu.edu.
Terms of Award
Jennapher Lingo VanGilder
Jon Mark Weller
Graduate Faculty Program Director or designee, submits the ARCS Scholarship Nomination Form* electronically, uploading the following materials as part of the process:
Once the nomination form has been submitted, an automatic confirmation will be received immediately. After the submission deadline, all completed eligible applications will undergo faculty review and finalists will move forward to the ARCS Foundation for final selection. Once finalists have been selected, approximately one month after the nomination deadline, departments will be notified by email.
Any questions should be submitted to GCFellowships@exchange.asu.edu.
*If you have any issues accessing the nomination form, please ensure you are logged in to goggle with your asurite ID when trying to access the form. In some instances, using a different browser may be necessary.
Academic year 2021-22: Late September/Early October, dates TBD upon notification from ARCS Foundation.
Note: Schools should submit no more than three nominations per program. Submission deadline is 5:00 p.m. local time.
In order to be eligible for nomination:
Note: Current ARCS Scholars may be nominated again if they are making good progress and are not expected to graduate before May 2022.
Each fellow is personally responsible for individual taxes related to this award. Additional information regarding tax issues related to awards can be found at tax considerations. Specific questions should be directed to a tax advisor or contact the ASU Financial Aid and Scholarship Services.
An "overaward" is when a student’s need based awards exceed his/her financial need, or the total of the awards exceeds the cost of attendance. If a student has been overawarded, federal regulations require ASU to adjust his/her awards which may result in a reduction in awards or a bill. Need based aid include grants, scholarships, Federal Work-Study, Federal Perkins Loans, and outside resources (i.e. faculty/staff tuition benefits, scholarships, stipends, etc.). Non-need based aid includes unsubsidized Federal Stafford Loans, Federal Graduate PLUS Loans and Private Education Loans. Questions regarding overawards should be directed to the ASU Financial Aid and Scholarship Services.