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Botstiber Foundation: 2024 Delaware Valley Science Fair Scholarships

May 7, 2024

The Botstiber Foundation contributed to the Delaware Valley Science Fairs, which this year awarded three students with scholarship awards in the amount of $8333 each, totaling $25,000. The winning recipients were: John Akladus, Methacton High School, Physics category; Advancing Aircraft Efficiency via Drag Coefficient Analysis Cooper Gray, Bangor Area High School, Physics category; Efficiency Optimization […]

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Botstiber Foundation: Red Creek Wildlife Center’s New Clinic is Complete!

March 5, 2024

Thanks in part to a one-million-dollar match donation from the Botstiber Foundation, construction has been completed on two new buildings for Red Creek Wildlife Center in Schuylkill Haven, PA. All of the indoor animals, caging, and supplies have been transitioned into the new clinic building, which has thirteen individual rooms that can be adapted to […]

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Botstiber Foundation: 2023 Martin Luther King, Jr. Memorial Scholarship Fund

May 16, 2023

The Botstiber Foundation contributed to the Martin Luther King, Jr. Memorial Scholarship Fund which this year awarded scholarships totaling $254,500 to 38 students at McCaskey High School in Lancaster, PA. Guarab Ghimire was awarded the $25,000 Botstiber Foundation Scholarship. Guarab plans to study Computer Science at Temple University. Since 1982, the Martin Luther King, Jr. […]

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Botstiber: 2023 Foundation Award

May 1, 2023

In partnership with The Delaware Valley Science Fairs, The Dietrich W. Botstiber Foundation is honoring three students whose research is related to aviation and physics by offering them an $8333 unrestricted scholarship. The winners will be awarded just over $2000 per year, for four years, pending maintenance of full-time status and good academic standing. Congratulations […]

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Botstiber: Edward Amoah in the News

May 16, 2022

An international team led by Edward Amoah, a Botstiber Scholar and graduate student in Penn State’s intercollegiate ecology program PlantVillage, was selected as one of 23 teams to receive a $100,000 XPRIZE Carbon Removal Student Award. PlantVillage has also most recently been awarded an additional $1m XPRIZE for carbon capture work in Africa. The prize, funded by […]

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Botstiber: 2022 Foundation Award

April 28, 2022

Congratulations to James Lee of Cumberland County, New Jersey, winner of the 2022 Botstiber Foundation Award at Delaware Valley Science Fairs! James’ project, entitled “How Does the Wheel Orientation of a Holonomic Drive Affect a Robot’s Speed”, has potential applications in many areas including aviation and aeronautics.  The Botstiber Foundation annually awards a student with […]

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