KW Next Gen

Current Fundraiser
Founder’s Day 2023

About

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.

September 18, 2023

Meet the Summer 2023 Fund My Mission Scholarship Winners

Meet the Summer 2023 Fund My Mission Scholarship Winners
Recipients of KWKC 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, KW Next Gen 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, KW Next Gen 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, 16 all-star young adults were awarded $68,919 in Fund My Mission Scholarships to pursue making their dreams into realities!

Summer 2023 Fund My Mission Scholarships Winners

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DaLaya

DaLaya Burkley

City/State: 
Checotah, OK

What was Awarded:
Tuition for Master’s in Clinical Mental Health Counseling at the University of Oklahoma

“The mission for my life is to serve and assist others in overcoming barriers related to mental health and substance abuse through purposeful, genuine, empathic and educated interventions.”

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Angelica

Angelica Kate Columnas

City/State:
Cagayan de Oro, Misamis Oriental

What was Awarded:
Tuition for Bachelor of Science in Nursing at Xavier University-Ateneo de Cagayan

“The mission for my life is to give people hope to live longer as a nurse through working my passion through compassion.”

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Cady

Cady Dorrian

City/State:
Neptune Beach, FL

What was Awarded:
Tuition for Master of Science in Exercise & Sport Studies at Smith College

“The mission for my life is to coach swimming at the Division III level in order to help student athletes reach their fullest potential in the pool and in life, through the knowledge I’ve acquired as a lifelong swimmer and student of the sport.”

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Stephen

Stephen Drake

City/State: 
Grand Rapids, MI

What was Awarded:
MAPS Coaching

“The mission for my life is to become a titan of industry within the tooling sector through my gift of mechanical knowledge, entrepreneurial prowess, and degree in mechanical engineering.”

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Jared

Jared Dykas

City/State: 
St. Petersburg, FL

What was Awarded:
Comedy Coaching and Social Media Influence Coaching

“The mission for my life is to help people discover their passions and unique gifts through providing them opportunities to live their best lives.”

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Johnathan

Johnathan Hayes

City/State: 
Edmond, OK

What was Awarded:
Tuition for University of Central Oklahoma

“The mission for my life is to treat people how I want to be treated. I will do this through showing kindness to everyone I meet.”

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Jayden

Jayden Hill

City/State: 
Midwest City, OK

What was Awarded:
Tuition for Civil Engineering Degree Program at OU

“The mission for my life is to help others reach their goals through my gift of service.”

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Carly

Carly Kellen

City/State: 
Silverthorne, CO

What was Awarded:
Tuition for Colorado State University

“The mission for my life is to create a sense of belonging and understanding in those I do not know or may not know very well through listening, being open-minded, and possessing empathy.”

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Amy

Amy Kennalley

City/State: 
Lodi, CA

What was Awarded:
Tuition for Doctor of Medicine program at Geisinger Commonwealth School of Medicine

“The mission for my life is to make a mark on the world in an optimistic and
efficient manner through honesty and excellence which fosters vulnerability in
order to connect and communicate to the others around me.”

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Analise

Analise Kwiatkowski

City/State:
Yulee, FL

What was Awarded:
Tuition for University of North Florida

“The mission for my life is to glorify God by having a compassionate heart to those who are hurting.”

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Jose

Jose Rivas

City/State:
Nottingham, MD

What was Awarded:
Continuing education in the Shenandoah Conservatory at Shenandoah University

“The mission for my life is to inspire others to live their best, truest and happiest lives through songwriting, performing and entertaining.”

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Mitchell

Mitchell Shulka

City/State: 
Fort Worth, TX

What was Awarded:
Required health insurance for Texas Christian University

“The mission for my life is to inspire others through teaching and playing music.”

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Nick

Nick Skibinski

City/State: 
Clearwater, FL

What was Awarded: 
Tuition for Neuro Linguistic Programming through Empowerment

“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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Brinkley

Brinkley Watson

City/State: 
Jacksonville, FL

What was Awarded: 
Tuition for Catawba College

“The mission for my life is to glorify God in all areas through the creative artistic abilities that God has blessed me with.”

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Jacob

Jacob Weiniger

City/State: 
Philomath, OR

What was Awarded: 
New Era of Barbering – Elevated Mentorship

“The mission for my life is to honor God by meeting people where they’re at and giving them my attention and service.”

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Israel

Israel Whitfield

City/State: 
Midwest City, OK

What was Awarded:
Tuition for Rose State College Cybersecurity Program

“The mission for my life is to achieve financial security in my life by learning multiple financial growth skills through the various connections I possess.”

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!

KWKC is now
KW Next Gen.

We’re still dedicated to empowering young adults to unlock their greatest potential,
but our new name better reflects our offerings and our community.

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