Thomas and Patricia Krise invest $85,000 in UOG students
University of Guam President Thomas W. Krise and his wife, Patricia Krise, have made a personal investment into helping students of the university pursue and complete their degrees. The couple has donated $85,000 to be awarded as three endowed scholarships through the UOG Endowment Foundation.
“We all know people whose financial circumstances have prevented them from finishing school,” Patricia Krise said. “So with these scholarships, we hope to help some of those students continue their degree programs and ultimately receive their diplomas.”
The funds will be awarded specifically to:
For each category, $25,000 will be invested. Within three years the earnings will produce $1,000 scholarships for three students each year in perpetuity. Additionally, to begin the scholarship right away, the couple is giving $1,000 to be awarded to one student per category for the next three years.
“Like many UOG students, I was the first in my family to complete college,” Patricia Krise said, “and the extra financial support I received made all the difference.”