Find out more about our past scholarship recipients.
Nehemiah Molla is from Addis Ababa Ethiopia. He completed his tennis training at Van Der Meer Tennis Academy , having attended for two years. Nehemiah graduated from Heritage Academy in 2019 with a 4.0 GPA and plans on studying biomedical engineering in college, while playing college tennis.
Van Der Meer Tennis has helped me out a lot, making it possible for me to attend the Academy and do what I love most and for that, I am very grateful. I also appreciate very much the grant that the JFC has provided for me to play tournaments.
- 2017 Dennis Van der Meer SC Jr State Open Championships - Consolation Winner & Doubles Finalist
- 2017 Peanut Patch Junior Open (formerly Pepsi Junior Open) - Consolation Winner
- 2017 SC Jr. State Open Championships at Rock Hill - Consolation Winner & Doubles Champion
- 2017 TLC Spring Junior CHALLENGER - Champion
Rivekka is from Kazakhstan. She has been playing golf since she was 8. She is a full-time golfer at
Bishops Gate Golf Academy. Rivekka is a senior in high school in 2020-2021 and attends Montverde
Academy. By the age of 16 she played 22 WAGR tournaments. She has 7 wins, 4 TOP 5 finishes and 12
TOP 10 finishes. The highest ranking position reached – 568th.
She dreams to enter one of the American Division I universities (Stanford University, University of California, Berkeley, UCLA, or Duke University), where she could successfully represent the university team.
- Portuguese Intercollegiate Open 2018 – Winner
- Serbian International Amateur Championship 2018 – Winner
- IV Czech Amateur Tour – Winner
- Faldo Series Poland Championship 2018 - Winner U16
- Faldo Series European Grand Final - Winner U16
- 2018 Asian Games - Place 28
- XXI Kazakhstan Championship - Winner
- Bulgarian Amateur Open Championship - Place 3
- 2019 Major Champions Invitational - Place 10
- Bulgarian Amateur Championship – Winner