About RCSA

Research Corporation for Science Advancement (RCSA) is a foundation providing catalytic and opportunistic funding for innovative scientific research and the development of academic scientists-advancing American competitiveness in science and technology.  

Mission and Vision

RCSA is a private operating foundation that aids basic research in the physical sciences (astronomy, chemistry, physics, and related fields) at U.S. colleges and universities. It supports research independently proposed by college and university faculty members, convenes conferences and actively advocates for science advancement. RCSA is a strong supporter of improvements in science education. More

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Interactive Timeline: 1912-2012
About Frederick Gardner Cottrell
Visual History Gallery
Nobel Laureates

Celebrating RCSA's Centennial Year: 2012

RCSA was launched in 1912 with a vision to support and build communities of young scientists with highly innovative ideas.  Throughout 2012 we celebrated that vision and the outcomes it produced and shared the excitement about our current programs which continue the vision. More

RCSA's Rich History of Supporting Science

Throughout the last hundred years, RCSA has been characterized by programs and initiatives that blaze a trail to where science is going, not just where it is. Consistently, RCSA has been willing to make a bet on young researchers and implement initiatives anticipating the direction of science. And RCSA has utilized its relatively small total resources to catalyze big results. More

CENTENNIAL TIMELINE OF SCIENCE PROGRESS

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