Becoming a Member

 
Interested in Joining:  Email MWCPresident@arcsfoundation.org or MWCMembership@arcsfoundation.org

Member Benefits

  • Be a part of an active, all women, all volunteer, organization that fundraises to support graduate and undergraduate STEM research.
  • Professional and career network opportunities with universities, sponsors and members
  • Social events include visits to partner universities, STEM focused field trips, member social events, and intellectually stimulating discussion from prominent members in the scientific, medical and technology industries 

Steps to Membership

  • Membership in ARCS Foundation Metro Washington Chapter (MWC) is by invitation.
  • Women interested in joining our Chapter must be sponsored by one active member and be approved by the board. 
  • We also welcome ARCS scholars and scholar alums to become members of our Chapter.

Active Members

  • Annual Dues $500
  • $150 for Chapter Dues & $350 Scholar Fund 
  • All dues are 100% tax deductible 
  • All Active Members shall have voting privileges
  • Active participant of a committee
  • Serve on Board
  • May sponsor a prospective member
  • Attend Annual Meeting 

New Members – 1st Year 

  • Annual Dues $500 + $50 initiation fee
  • $150 for Chapter Dues & $350 Scholar Fund
  • All dues are 100% tax deductible 
  • All rights and privileges of an Active Member
  • Active participant of a committee
  • May sponsor a prospective member
  • Attend Annual Meeting 

Recent Graduate Members

  • Annual Dues $50
  • All dues are 100% tax deductible 
  • All rights and privileges of an Active Member
  • May sponsor a prospective member
  • Attend Annual Meeting 

Emeritus Members (members for 29+ years)

  • Annual Dues $150
  • All dues are 100% tax deductible 
  • All rights and privileges of an Active Member 
  • May sponsor a prospective member
  • Attend Annual Meeting

To learn more about becoming a member of ARCS Foundation, MWC, we cordially invite you to attend our annual Scholar Awards Reception on Wednesday, October 23, 2019, (anticipated cost $125 pp) at the National Academy of Sciences.  You will become inspired as you see the ARCS mission in action. 

You may contact us at MWCPresident@arcsfoundation.org or MWCMembership@arcsfoundation.org

 

 

 

Metro Washington Chapter Online Silent Fundraising Auction

Support STEM in the US!

The ARCS Metro Washington Chapter is hosting an amazing Silent Auction! All of our traditional events have been cancelled but this is a great opportunity to have some fun supporting our cause online. Please share this auction with your friends and family and bid bid bid to help support our scholars!  

ARCS Silent Auction - Bidding Owl

We are also accepting donations to our FUND A SCHOLAR drive. Click HERE to Fund a Scholar. 100% of this donation goes to support our scholars.  If interested in providing Corporate Support, please email us at: mwcdevelopment@arcsfoundation.org

 ARCS® Foundation is a nationally recognized nonprofit 501(c)(3) organization started and run entirely by women who boost American leadership and aid advancement in science and technology. To address the country's need for new scientists and engineers, we provide unrestricted funding to help the country's brightest graduate and undergraduate students create new knowledge and innovative technologies. The Metro Washington Chapter has been active for over 50 years and supports the following universities: Johns Hopkins University, University of Maryland, Georgetown University, George Washington University and University of Virginia. Click HERE to learn more about ARCS/MWC.