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ARCS Foundation Award Graduate

The funding for these awards comes from a group of concerned local women who raise nearly $100,000 annually for local university students. The availability and amount of the award is set each year by ARCS. Criteria:

  1. Limited to U.S. citizens with graduate GPR's of at least 3.5 (these criteria set by ARCS).
  2. Academic performance, including GPR, total credit hours of courses taken (not 699, 700, or 800), and difficulty of courses.
  3. Progress towards the degree, including research progress.
  4. Other evidence of academic excellence including outstanding service to the department or for the graduate students, etc.
  5. Unless no other qualified students are available these awards will not be repeated and will be given only to students who have completed at least two semesters in the department.