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Gary Keller founded KW Nextgen as a 501(c)(3) nonprofit with a big vision: to empower and equip the next generation of leaders and entrepreneurs with the tools needed to remove limiting beliefs, take action, and live a big life.

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December 14, 2023

Meet the Fall 2023 Fund My Mission Scholarship Recipients

Meet the Fall 2023 FMM Scholarship Recipients
Recipients of KW Next Gen Fund My Mission Scholarships are awarded up to $10,000 to help finance continuing education, training, coaching, or certifications that align with the fulfillment of their personal life mission.

Four times a year, KWKC Fund My Mission Scholarships are awarded to ambitious young adults who are working to achieve their life’s mission. After attending at least one event and completing the 3-month coaching program, any student ages 18–28 is eligible to apply for a scholarship.

If accepted for a Fund My Mission Scholarship, KWKC will give that student up to $10,000 to put toward costs associated with reaching their career goals, including:

  1. Continuing education
  2. Training
  3. Certifications
  4. Masterclasses 
  5. Specialized lessons

This past summer, 19 all-star young adults were awarded Fund My Mission Scholarships to pursue making their dreams into realities!

Fall 2023 Fund My Mission Scholarships Recipients

Curtlan

Curtlan Adams

City/State: 
Charlotte, NC

What was Awarded:
Tuition to Liberty University – School of Behavioral Sciences

“The mission for my life is to stress the importance of sober driving and drunk awareness to the youth by proposing proper decision making skills, listening to the cause of others decisions and sharing my own personal experiences both good and bad at events hosted by myself at local middle and high schools yearly.”

Maya

Maya Aldrich

City/State:
Cave Creek, AZ

What was Awarded:
Tuition to Emory University for Health and Wellness Coaching certificates

“The mission for my life is to share my positive mindset, my unique story, and self care coaching tools that will help people improve their lives.”

Ricardo

Ricardo Belgrave, Jr.

City/State:
Egg Harbor Township, NJ

What was Awarded:
KW Family Reunion 2024 and KW Mega Agent Camp 2024

“The mission for my life is to create a path to financial freedom for me and my descendants through a successful career in real estate and real estate investing.”

Justine

Justine Kore Columnas

City/State: 
The Philippines

What was Awarded:
Tuition to Utel University for their BSBA Major in Human Resource Management

“The mission for my life is to inspire people to continue pursuing personal and career growth and to encourage one another to lift others up.”

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Dana

Dana Dyer

City/State: 
Xenia, OH

What was Awarded:
Tuition to Milligan University

“The mission for my life is to be a Criminal Defense Attorney. I want to be a lawyer.”

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Christopher

Christopher Daniel Fennoy

City/State: 
Charlotte, NC

What was Awarded:
Tuition to Duke University for Digital Media and Marketing Certificates and Tuition to Harvard Business School Online for Digital Marketing Strategy Courses

“The mission for my life is to craft digital spaces where people of culture feel a sense of belonging through holistic design and marketing solutions.”

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Christopher

Christopher Forest

City/State: 
Charlotte, NC

What was Awarded:
Tuition to Central Piedmont Community College for Early Childhood Education courses

“My mission for life is to stress the importance of reading awareness to the youth in my community by hosting reading nights at local title one elementary schools and by engaging with the community with interactive activities and reading nights.”

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Diamonique

Diamonique Forest

City/State: 
Charlotte, NC

What was Awarded:
Youth Development Professional Certifications

“My mission in life is to help foster the growth and well-being of young individuals through my passion of making a positive difference and contributing to the holistic development of the next generation.”

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Allyson

Allyson Irons

City/State:
Orlando, FL

What was Awarded:
Tuition to the University of Central Florida for their Masters in Athletic Training

“My mission for my life is to help uplift and empower all athletes by becoming an Athletic Trainer so that they- and I- can feel our best on and off the field.”

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Soraya

Soraya Jackson

City/State:
Del City, OK

What was Awarded:
Tuition to the University of Central Oklahoma for their Bachelor of Business Administration in Management

“The mission for my life is to bring peace and positivity to young adults through understanding and knowledge.”

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Ugo

Ugo Ndem-Chijioke

City/State: 
Ontario, Canada

What was Awarded:
Tuition to the University of Ottawa for their Masters in Engineering Management

“The mission for my life is to contribute to reducing & eliminating housing insecurity in the black community, and for women through provision of affordable housing opportunities, and mentorship.”

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Keterah

Keterah Roane

City/State: 
Oklahoma City, OK

What was Awarded:
Tuition to the University of Central Oklahoma for their Bachelor’s of Psychology

“The mission for my life is to spread wisdom, kindness, and compassion to others and myself through learning, loving, and living an enriching life.”

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Samantha

Samantha Rodriguez

City/State: 
Orlando, FL

What was Awarded: 
Tuition to Valencia College for their Bachelor of Applied Science in Business and Organizational Leadership

“The mission for my life is to help people who are dealing with unfortunate situations see and overcome greatness by sharing my story.”

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Corey

Corey Scarpa

City/State: 
Broken Arrow, OK

What was Awarded: 
MAPS Coaching

“The mission for my life is to make a positive impact in our local community by empowering individuals through education, mindset, and growth opportunities.”

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Sarah

Sarah Shipp

City/State: 
Mesa, AZ

What was Awarded: 
Bigger Pockets – Pro Learning Membership and MAPS Business Coaching

“The mission for my life is to create positive change through connection.”

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David

David Siena

City/State: 
Ontario, Canada

What was Awarded:
Extreme Ownership Muster – Premier Leadership Conference

“My mission is to build massive generational wealth (of happiness, finances, etc), to provide opportunities for my family and any willing entrepreneur so they have the platform to pursue their passions.”

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Nick

Nick Skibinski

City/State: 
Clearwater, FL

What was Awarded: 
Empowerment Breakthrough Training (NLP Master Practitioner Certification)

“The mission for my life is to help others reach their greatest potential by providing coaching, insight, and custom-tailored systems for their life & business.”

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Ian

Ian Wheatle

City/State: 
Barnegat, NJ

What was Awarded: 
KW Mega Leadership Camp 2024 and Tuition to Ocean County College

“The mission for my life is to be financially free and be able to retire my parents through being a successful real estate agent and graduate college.”

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Mark

Mark Wlodarczyk

City/State: 
East Stroudsburg, PA

What was Awarded: 
KW Family Reunion 2024

“The mission for my life is to create experiences for myself, family, friends, colleagues, clients, strangers, etc. that will never be forgotten through my own determination, readiness, and curiosity.”

If you are or you know a young adult ages 18–28 who would benefit from free self-development events, coaching, and scholarships, encourage them to get started by exploring our events today!

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