BMO Financial's $1.25-million gift to support WLU business school

April 30, 2013

Wilfrid Laurier University's School of Business & Economics announced yesterday a $1.25-million gift from BMO Financial Group, which will support entrepreneurship and global education initiatives for students. The donation from BMO Financial will fund a professorship in entrepreneurship that will support curriculum, program development, and research in entrepreneurship across all faculties at WLU. The gift will also support students involved in international exchange programs, as well as provide 210 academic scholarships and grants. With more than $2 million donated to the university over the years, BMO Financial Group and WLU have enjoyed a long-standing partnership. WLU News Release