University of Regina receives generous donation – Regina
On Wednesday, the University of Regina acquired a $2.08-million donation from alumnus Nevan Krogan and his companions.
It’s the largest one-time donation to the college by an alum, and can be used to totally fund the Kids of Haiti Undertaking (COHP) Scholarship.
Beginning in fall 2023, the scholarship will present 10 COHP graduates the chance to pursue a totally funded undergraduate diploma within the self-discipline of their alternative on the U of R, with their tuition, housing, immigration prices and residing bills coated.
“I’m making an attempt to offer younger individuals a possibility,” Krogan stated. “I believe that’s a part of the motivation is to attempt to give youthful individuals a possibility similar to I had and a few of these youngsters are quite a bit smarter than I used to be or am now, so simply giving them a possibility goes to be wonderful.”
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The Kids of Haiti Undertaking is a non-public, non-profit group with the mission to convey sturdy and efficient progressive education, vitamin and medical care to a few of the poorest youngsters in Haiti and to create the nation’s future leaders.
“These college students’ households are relying on them they usually really feel fortunate and that is one thing they aren’t taking as a right,” co-founder and nation director of COHP Dominique Pierre stated. “I would love them to be themselves, no matter position they select to take, I would love them to turn out to be mannequin residents.”
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