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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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July 2, 2024

Meet the Spring 2024 Fund My Mission 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.

Wow, what a spring we’ve had! This group shattered records for most scholarships given and most funds awarded in one application period in our entire history. We are overwhelmed by the incredible plans being put forth by these inspiring young leaders!

 

This past spring, 54 all-star students were awarded Fund My Mission Scholarships to pursue making their dreams into realities!

Spring 2024 Fund My Mission Scholarships Recipients

Aaron Pischke

Aaron

Aaron Pischke

City/State: 
San Diego, CA

What was Awarded:
QL Summit 2024

“The mission for my life is to help people navigate higher education successfully by mentoring college students of color. College is a very tough thing to go through for anyone, but former foster youths and people of color; statistically it is almost impossible to succeed. I want to give my knowledge and assistance to any student that needs it.”

Adena

Adena Persaud

City/State:
Cambridge, ON

What was Awarded:
Dale Carnegie Sales Training: Winning with Relationship Selling + Travel Costs

“The mission for my life is to help individuals make investments by being an honest and genuine asset to their journey.”

Alema

Alema Louis

City/State:
Provo, UT

What was Awarded:
CFA Prep, Tutoring and Exams

“The mission for my life is to embolden people I interact with to think and thus to live creatively, divergently, and purposefully through compassionate, servant leadership that helps those around me reimagine possibilities and realize their potential.”

Allie Melanson

Allie

Allie Melanson

City/State: 
Provo, UT

What was Awarded:
BYU Global Health: Brazil Internship

“The mission for my life is to inspire and bring others meaningful and happy lives through empathy, connection, and teaching public health.”

Allyson Irons

Allyson

Allyson Irons

City/State: 
Orlando, FL

What was Awarded:
Tuition to University of Central Florida

“The 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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Angel

Angel Trejo

City/State: 
Kissimmee, FL

What was Awarded:
Tuition to University of Central Florida

“The mission for my life is to deepen my connection with God while striving to positively impact others through personal growth. I am committed to being a conduit of blessings, guided by faith and divine wisdom, as I seek to make a meaningful difference in the lives of those around me.”

Ariana Vargas Olivares

Ariana

Ariana Vargas Olivares

City/State: 
Winston Salem, NC

What was Awarded:
Tuition to Forsyth Technical Community College

“The mission for my life is to break the cycle and spark inspiration for others to do the same, break generational traumas, especially in the Hispanic community, by advocating and educating the community on the importance of health and education, one life at a time.”

Caden Kwiatkowski

Caden

Caden Kwiatkowski

City/State: 
Yulee, FL

What was Awarded:
Tuition to Florida Southern College

“The mission for my life is to encourage and equip others to live a healthy and full life through holistic health interventions that meet their mental, physical, and spiritual needs.”

Camilla Andam

Camilla

Camilla Andam

City/State:
Sandy, UT

What was Awarded:
Tuition to Brigham Young University

“The mission for my life is to create a better environment for generations to come through my talents of running a business and my passion for sustainability.”

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Carter

Carter Cutting

City/State:
Wilsonville, OR

What was Awarded:
National Mortgage Loan Originator Pre-Licensing Courses

“The mission for my life is to provide individuals with comprehensive financial and real estate solutions through my dedication of delivering the highest quality personal guidance and conducting all business with the utmost integrity.”

Catherine Phipps

Cate

Cate Phipps

City/State:
Provo, UT

What was Awarded:
Tuition to Brigham Young University and National Strength and Conditioning Association (Membership and Exams).

“The mission for my life is to inspire and be inspired by others by believing in their unlimited potential as human beings and loving them deeply.”

Chloe Temples

Chloe

Chloe Temples

City/State:
Marianna, FL

What was Awarded:
Application & Tuition to the University of Florida medical school

“The mission for my life is help instill confidence in our youth through my innate ability to be attentive to others and their feelings and my ability to be a great active listener.”

Corey Collins

Corey

Corey Collins

City/State:
La Mesa, CA

What was Awarded:
Tuition to Berklee Online + Required Course Materials

“The mission for my life is to inspire, heal, and uplift others through the power of creating music and using my voice.”

Curtlan Adams

Curtlan

Curtlan Adams

City/State:
Charlotte, NC

What was Awarded:
Tuition to Liberty University + Required Course Materials

“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 school yearly.”

Devin Mantooth

Devin

Devin Mantooth

City/State:
Moore, OK

What was Awarded:
Tuition to Rose State College

“The mission for my life is to lead by example and set the standard for my family and be a generational change through implementation of new steps, resources, and growth opportunities for my family and peers.”

Edward

Edward Reyes

City/State:
Bonsall, CA

What was Awarded:
QL Summit 2024 and Tuition to MiraCosta College Technology Career Institute’s BrewTech Program

“The mission for my life is to provide a community of hope & support by incorporating my servant heart with my business knowledge.”

Elleanna Isabella Biller

Elle

Elle Isabella Biller

City/State:
Granada Hills, CA

What was Awarded:
Tuition & On-Campus Housing to the University of Southern California

“The mission for my life is to provide growth opportunities to underserved communities through muy determination and passion for developing stable, sustainable, and affordable housing.”

Emma

Emma Browder

City/State:
Provo, UT

What was Awarded:
Tuition to Brigham Young University + Required Course Materials

“The mission for my life is to create businesses that have a positive social impact and uplift underprivileged communities through my natural leadership, communication skills, and love for all kinds of people.”

Emily Kennerley

Emily

Emily Kennerley

City/State:
Apopka, FL

What was Awarded:
Tuition to University of Central Florida + Required Course Materials

“The mission for my life is to become a computer engineer and further advance technology for the better of Human Life.”

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Emmanuel

Emmanuel Bell

City/State:
Apopka, FL

What was Awarded:
Tuition to University of Central Florida + Required Course Materials

“The mission for my life is to become a computer engineer and further advance technology for the better of Human Life.”

Hailey Smedley

Hailey

Hailey Smedley

City/State:
Provo, UT

What was Awarded:
World Experience Organization Membership and Summit Ticket and the Soiree en Blanc Ticket

“The mission for my life is to lead, organize, and serve others through my expertise in experience design.”

Haven Empey

Havey

Haven Empey

City/State:
Lehi, UT

What was Awarded:
Kronis Academy Goalkeeping Pro Clinic and Professional Athlete Development: Stroformance “path to pro” Speed and Agility training

“The mission for my life is to be a safe haven for those looking for hope, by putting myself in situations with athletics and other future professions that help allow me to be an influence on others through utilizing my leadership qualities and ability to love unconditionally to all in need.”

Imani Smith

Imani

Imani Smith

City/State:
Hampton, VA

What was Awarded:
Formula Botanica – International Organic Skin Care Entrepreneur Program and the Global Health Track Certificate program at the American University of Antigua, College of Medicine (AUACOM)

“The mission in my life is to help people heal their physical bodies and mental health by spreading awareness of the healing benefits of self care.”

Isabel Rodriguez (1)

Isabel

Isabel Rodriguez

City/State:
Battle Creek, MI

What was Awarded:
Tuition to Western Michigan University

“The mission for my life is to raise awareness about the child welfare system and to empower and equip children and families with resources for success by using my voice and platform to share new ideas, lived experiences, and recommendations.”

Jacob McDermott

Jacob

Jacob McDermott

City/State:
La Mesa, CA

What was Awarded:
Medium Annual Membership and Charley Pangus: 1 on 1 mentorship for tshirt business and design

“The mission for my life is to channel relatable mental landscapes into evocative photography and design, stirring emotions and fostering connections through creative expression.”

James Mason

James

James Mason

City/State:
Lindon, UT

What was Awarded:
Tuition to Brigham Young University – MBA Program

“The mission for my life is to enable and help people to improve their quality of life through technological innovation and implementation.”

Jayla Jones

Jayla

Jayla Jones

City/State:
Turtle Creek, PA

What was Awarded:
QL Summit 2024 and Live Unreal Retreat by GloverU

“The mission of my life is to help kids in my community learn and express their creativity by creating a safe space for them to come be educated and heard.”

Joanna Parra

Joanna

Joanna Parra

City/State:
Lemon Grove, CA

What was Awarded:
Study Abroad: Travel for Sustainable Food Futures Internship in Oaxaca, Mexico

“The mission for my life is to create a non profit called “Rooting For Youth” that will tend to former foster youth in San Diego, California to help grow self-sufficient and life skills for their future success in young adulthood through regenerative organic farming practices”

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Julie

Julie Sumsion

City/State:
Springville, UT

What was Awarded:
Tuition to Brigham Young University and Grad School

Applications via (CASPA) Centralized Application Service for Physician Assistants

“The mission for my life is to enhance the quality of healthcare in Zimbabwe through the education and skills received as a physician assistant.”

Justin Borja

Justin

Justin Borja

City/State:
Clemmons, NC

What was Awarded:
Tuition to UNC Kenan Flagler Undergraduate Business School

“The mission for my life is to solve complex challenges and help others through my skills in finance and technology.”

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Kate

Kate Walsh

City/State:
Yulee, FL

What was Awarded:
Tuition to Wheaton College

“The mission for my life is to promote education and reconciliation within my community by providing community members with access to literature, art, and information as a public librarian.”

Kayla Zavarella

Kayla

Kayla Zavarella

City/State:
Dundas, Ontario

What was Awarded:
KW MAPS Mastery Coaching

“The mission for my life is to coach entrepreneurs to leverage their business, so that they can positively impact others and live a life of fulfillment; by implementing my high level communication skills and talent for inspiring transformation.”

Kendrick Andujar

Kendrick

Kendrick Andujar

City/State:
Pleasantville, NJ

What was Awarded:
MAPS Coaching Skills Camp + Travel and Mega Agent Camp + Travel

“The mission for my life is to inspire growth and encourage change in as many lives as I can for the better, including my own through my teaching and coaching, and constantly striving to live a learning-based life.”

Kimberly Ontiveros Reid

Kim

Kim Ontiveros

City/State:
Moore, OK

What was Awarded:
Tuition to Massachusetts Institute of Technology and Ticket to the Good Soil Forum Seminar

“The mission for my life is to empower the people around me. Through providing exceptional esthetic services I will take the time to attentively educate my clients of the purpose and importance of self love through nurturing your inner and outer body. I plan to assist by helping develop a self care regimen for better understanding concerns and safely targeting them for long term health goals.”

Laine Carter

Laine

Laine Carter

City/State:
Morgan, UT

What was Awarded:
GMAT Prep Courses and Exam Fees

“The mission for my life is to become a well rounded individual in business and with family through achieving greatness in business and personal development by staying motivated and determined through personal dedication and grit.”

Leilani McGhee

Leilani

Leilani McGhee

City/State:
Fayetteville, NC

What was Awarded:
Tuition to the Institute for Integrative Nutrition’s Health Coach Training Program and Board Certification

“The mission for my life is to help others improve their quality of life through self-expression, inner healing, meditation, nature, and community connection by using holistic solutions backed by science and ancient healing.”

Madison Smith

Madison

Madison Smith

City/State:
Chicago, IL

What was Awarded:
Tuition to Delaware State University – Nursing Program

“The mission for my life is to open up my own dermatology practice through empathy.”

Meera Patel

Meera

Meera Patel

City/State:

What was Awarded:
CIPD Associate Level 5 People Management Diploma

“The mission in life is to help others with their mental health and wellbeing by sharing my learning with those around me and empowering them.
I am passionate about raising awareness on how vital positive mental health is within our world and the importance of taking care of our mental health and wellbeing.”

Michael Rincon Bonillas

Michael

Michael Rincon Bonillas

City/State:
San Diego, CA

What was Awarded:
Tuition to San Diego State University

“The mission for my life is to show everyone respect, love, and friendship through my ability to connect with others and help build meaningful connections.”

Nadine Salise

Nadine

Nadine Salise

City/State:

What was Awarded:
Tuition to Capitol University College of Health Sciences + Required Course Materials

“The mission for my life is to become a nurse through sharing my capabilities to take care of people. My nursing mission is based on my mother and the values of empathy, healing, and advocacy of mine—a firm commitment to becoming an inspiration of hope, comfort, and support for those in need.”

Nathan Maryamian

Nathan

Nathan Maryamian

City/State:
Los Angeles, CA

What was Awarded:
Tuition to University of Southern California

“The mission for my life is to develop low-income multifamily housing for underprivileged families through the degree and connections I’ve made studying Real Estate Development at USC.”

Noah Dupree

Noah

Noah Dupree

City/State:
San Antonio, TX

What was Awarded:
Selah Coffee Cart Consulting

“The mission for my life is to leave a positive and lasting impact on people through building authentic relationships.”

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Nyla

Nyla Vivas

City/State:
Escondido, CA

What was Awarded:
Tuition to San Diego State University

“The mission of my life is to create a trauma-informed world through spreading awareness of how trauma affects individuals and implement the ways we, as a society, can help individuals heal from their traumatic experiences.”

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Olan

Olan Cazad

City/State:
San Diego, CA

What was Awarded:
QL Summit 2024

“The mission of my life is to help foster youth by building relationships through mentoring, listening, and establishing trust.”

Omar Jarrah

Omar

Omar Jarrah

City/State:
Oviedo, FL

What was Awarded:
Tuition to the University of Central Florida + Required Course Materials

“The mission for my life is to cultivate a mindset of curiosity, understanding, and growth, and spread kindness in all interactions, fostering a supportive environment for personal growth, hopefully influencing others along the way.”

Savanna Mason

Savanna

Savanna Mason

City/State:
Lindon, UT

What was Awarded:
Tuition to Brigham Young University

“The mission for my life is to make a positive difference in the world by creating opportunities for women to feel lifted and empowered through helping them improve their physical and mental health and well-being.”

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Savannah

Savannah Welch

City/State:
Dearborn, MI

What was Awarded:
Tuition to the University of Michigan-Dearborn

“The mission for my life is to promote community advancement through education and meaningful connections among educators, parents, and children.”

Seth Macdonald

Seth

Seth Macdonald

City/State:
Sandy, UT

What was Awarded:
Tuition to Brigham Young University

“The mission for my life is to make the earth a cleaner and better place for my children and future generations through having a business that will reduce waste, and help others do the same.”

Thomas Rockwood

Thomas

Thomas Rockwood

City/State:
Provo, UT

What was Awarded:
LSAT Prep Courses

“The mission for my life is to continue to be an aid to refugees in Eastern Europe through my Russian fluency and future law degree.”

Ugo Ndem-Chijioke

Ugo

Ugo Ndem-Chijioke

City/State:
Oshawa, Ontario

What was Awarded:
Tuition to the University of Ottawa

“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.”

KW Next Gen awards Fund My Mission scholarships quarterly to ambitious young leaders who are working to achieve their life’s mission. After attending at least one event and completing our 3-month personal coaching program, anyone ages under 30 can apply for a scholarship!

A KW Next Gen QL graduate can be awarded a scholarship twice, for a maximum of $10,000 total, which can be put toward costs associated with fulfilling their life mission, including:

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

If you know a young adult under 30 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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