President Montgomery stands at the podium of the Michigan Science Center.

Western Michigan University to fund 1,350 student scholarships with historic donation

The first initiatives made possible by the historic Empowering Futures Gift—a $550 million contribution to the WMU Foundation over 10 years—will provide not only tuition-free education but also low-cost housing, a new innovative Living Learning Community, internship stipends to foster career development and graduation scholarships for 1,350 incoming and current Broncos during the first year alone.