“Being an ARCS scholar allowed me to choose my own project instead of taking on whatever project had funding, so I chose to continue working towards creating a more sustainable concrete infrastructure."
Dr. Siam Oottamasathien, Scholar Alum
“ARCS was truly significant to me because it was a strong catalyst for pursuing my basis science interests. The money and recognition was a tremendous stepping-stone. I am committed to basic science research as part of my future.”
Joshua Sewell, Dr. Stacy K. Firth Award 2010
“I am grateful to the ARCS program for the motivation that it has given me to achieve my goals. I have always been a motivated person in all that I do, but being an ARCS scholar has made me strive harder, and study harder to achieve my goals. I believe that the advancement of science and engineering in our country is so important ,and I hope to make contributions to that advancement in the future.”