MSU Receives $1 million Endowment for Innovative Hilleman Scholars Program
September 18, 2019
BOZEMAN — An innovative program at Montana State University that supports Montana students based on their effort and potential will be sustained into the future with the help of a new $1 million endowment, university officials announced today.
The endowment will support the Hilleman Scholars Program, named after MSU graduate and vaccinologist Maurice Hilleman. The funds are from Lorraine Hilleman, Maurice Hilleman’s widow, as well as from 11 additional individual donors and from Merck & Co., where Maurice Hilleman spent the majority of his career.
“We are so grateful to Mrs. Lorrain...