Unity Foundation of La Porte County is awarding over $330,000 in scholarships to 153 students from 43 different scholarship funds for the 2021-2022 academic year. Since 1992, Unity has awarded over $2.6 million dollars in scholarships to La Porte County students. This year’s recipients represent 10 La Porte County high schools and 46 colleges and universities across the world.
Shannon Walker, Unity Foundation Vice President, said, “The Scholarship Committee was delighted with the outstanding quality of our applicants in 2021. This is a testament to our exceptional La Porte County schools, students and parents. It’s especially important to note how these students persevered and pivoted to meet the challenges of the pandemic.”
In lieu of an in-person gathering to celebrate these students, a virtual scholarship presentation recognizing this year’s recipients and the donors who make these scholarships possible will premiere on the Unity website, uflc.net, YouTube channel and Facebook page on October 13, 2021 at 7:00 p.m. CT.
“While Unity loves investing in our students, we can only do this because of our forward-thinking and caring donors. It’s these unsung heroes whose scholarship funds provide perpetual support to people they have never met.” said Maggi Spartz, President, Unity Foundation of La Porte County.
Students may apply for scholarships for the 2022-2023 school year beginning in January 2022. High school seniors, certificate, undergraduate, graduate and doctoral students are encouraged to visit uflc.net to learn more about the opportunities available and apply.
Since 1992, Unity Foundation of La Porte County has served donors, nonprofits and local communities. As La Porte County’s community foundation, it manages over $42 million in assets, administers more than 325 charitable funds, and has distributed more than $22 million through direct grants and scholarships. The Council on Foundations has deemed Unity Foundation in compliance with all Indiana and national ethical and operating standards for community foundations. Unity Foundation’s mission is to strengthen La Porte County now and forever by building permanent endowments; providing leadership; offering philanthropic vehicles for everyone; and, being a catalyst for social and economic vitality. For more information, please visit www.uflc.net or call 219-879-0327.
SEE LIST OF SCHOLARSHIP RECIPIENTS
LIST OF SCHOLARSHIP RECIPIENTS
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