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Botstiber Scholars Program: Botstiber Foundation Hosts the 2018 Scholars Conference

September 8, 2018

The Botstiber Foundation hosted their annual Botstiber Scholars Conference in Philadelphia, Pennsylvania. These conferences serve as a fun and educational way for the scholars to build collegiality as a group, as they get to know the Foundation and explore a new city. This year, during the retreat, the scholars from the junior and sophomore cohorts […]

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Botstiber Scholars Program: Penn State Presidential Leadership Academy Selects Faith Shipapa 

April 9, 2018

The Penn State Presidential Leadership Academy (PLA) is a prestigious and competitive program that offers curricular and extracurricular opportunities for high-achieving students. Freshmen are invited to apply through a rigorous application process, which includes having a 3.2 GPA and submitting two essays and two letters of recommendation. Only 30 students are accepted each year. These […]

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Botstiber Scholars Program: Emmy Muhoza, participated in the Collegiate Eastern Society for Mining, Metallurgy and Exploration (SME) Competition

April 6, 2018

After a year full of new friendships, classes, and cities, the Botstiber Scholars are returning home to reconnect with friends and family. They will be using the summer to research companies in their fields of study where they might receive internships. One scholar, Emmy Muhoza, has secured an internship with Rutungo Mining Company for the […]

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Botstiber Scholars Program: Penn State Welcomes First Four Scholars from Africa

August 15, 2016

Earlier this year the Botstiber Foundation and Penn State formalized plans to launch the Botstiber Scholars Program which awards full undergraduate scholarships to select students from sub-Saharan Africa to study in the fields of science, technology and commerce. “The Botstiber Foundation is providing a life-changing opportunity to young scholars in Sub-Saharan Africa to study at […]

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