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Brent Willis Scholarship


About the Brent Willis Scholarship

The Brent Willis Scholarship is a testament to the values, leadership, and vision that have defined the remarkable career of Brent Willis. As the COO at ProHawk Technology Group, Inc., and a leader who has shaped some of the world’s most prominent companies, Brent’s commitment to excellence, innovation, and service is unparalleled.

The Brent Willis Scholarship aims to empower the next generation of leaders, thinkers, and innovators. It reflects Brent’s belief in the transformative power of education and his dedication to fostering talent and ambition. This scholarship is designed to support graduate and undergraduate students in the USA who demonstrate the potential to excel in their chosen fields and make meaningful contributions to society.

The Brent Willis Scholarship embodies these values, offering financial support to students who show promise in their academic pursuits and a commitment to making a difference in their communities.

Who is Brent?

Brent Willis’s work in leading companies like Vaya Space, a green rocket company utilizing recycled thermoplastics, and his recognition as a Global Ambassador by the Green Organisation, speaks volumes about his commitment to environmental sustainability.

Brent Willis’s career is a story of visionary leadership, strategic acumen, and an unwavering commitment to positive change. From his early days as a Second Lieutenant in the United States Army to his executive roles at Kraft Heinz, Coca-Cola, and AB InBev, Brent has consistently demonstrated the ability to lead, innovate, and inspire.

His work in various combat arms leadership capacities, his role in spearheading top-secret initiatives, and his achievements in the corporate world have all contributed to a legacy that continues to inspire those who follow in his footsteps.

His leadership in various multinational companies, his innovative approach to business, and his dedication to green technology have all contributed to a legacy that continues to inspire those who are passionate about STEM and environmental conservation.

Scholarship Details

Amount: $1000 (one-time award)
Eligibility: Open to all graduate and undergraduate students studying in the USA.

Application Deadline: Nov 30th, 2023
Award Announcement: Dec 20th, 2023

Distribution of Scholarship: The scholarship funds will be paid directly to the winner’s college or university for tuition, books, or other fees.

How to Apply


 for the Brent Willis Scholarship is broad to ensure that a wide range of students have the opportunity to apply. To be eligible, applicants must: 

– Be enrolled in an accredited college or university in the United States. 

– Be in good academic standing with a minimum cumulative GPA of 3.0 on a 4.0 scale. 

– Demonstrate a commitment to their education and career goals through coursework and extracurricular activities. 

Application process

for the Brent Willis Scholarship, students may showcase their academic achievements, career goals, and personal beliefs. To apply, students must: 

– Check the eligibility standards to see if you meet them.

– Complete the online application form. 

– Write an essay of 500-1000 words on a provided topic.

– All essays will be evaluated based on their content quality, originality, and practicality.

Essay Question:

Our planet faces increasing environmental challenges. How would you make a difference vs. the problem?

Application Form

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Brent Willis

Brent Willis

Brent Willis is the COO at ProHawk Technology Group, Inc., where he leverages his extensive experience in leading multinational companies to drive growth and innovation. A decorated former U.S. Army officer, Brent has held key roles at Kraft Heinz, Coca-Cola, and AB InBev, and has been recognized as a CEO Innovator of the Year. His leadership is marked by a commitment to service and a passion for disrupting industries.  

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The Brent Willis Scholarship is more than just financial assistance; it’s an opportunity to be part of a legacy that values integrity, innovation, and impact. We invite you to apply and join us in continuing Brent Willis’s mission to inspire and empower the leaders of tomorrow.

2023 Brent Willis Scholarship Winner

I would like to thank Brent Willis for recognizing the growing importance of STEM and the concerning state of our environment, giving students in the field like me a financial opportunity so that we may further our education and make a change, however big or small. I am grateful to have had my submission chosen, as it has given me some security to keep pursuing my interests in environmental science and agriculture.