Young, rich and generous: More millennials donating to their universities, some with large sums

Some millennial alumni donors include (from left) Mr Ivan Chang, who donated $50,000 to Singapore Management University, Mr Alvin Poh, who gave $250,000 to Singapore Management University to start the Alvin Poh Endowed Scholarship and Mr Randy Ang, w
Some millennial alumni donors include (from left) Mr Ivan Chang, who donated $50,000 to Singapore Management University, Mr Alvin Poh, who gave $250,000 to Singapore Management University to start the Alvin Poh Endowed Scholarship and Mr Randy Ang, who donated $100,000 to his alma mater Nanyang Technological University School of Computer Science and Engineering.PHOTOS: KELVIN CHNG, ALVIN POH, NG LOR SUAN

SINGAPORE - A new generation of millennial donors is stepping forward to give to the Singapore universities they attended, funding bursaries and scholarships among other philanthropic initiatives.

A handful of young entrepreneurs are giving five-, six- or even seven-figure sums to their alma mater.

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