Unity Foundation Awards Scholarships for 2022-2023 Academic Year
LA PORTE COUNTY, IN — Unity Foundation of La Porte County is awarding over $330,000 in scholarships to 200
students from 50 different scholarship funds for the 2022-2023 academic year. Since 1992, Unity has awarded
more than $3 million in scholarships to help area students advance their education. The recipients are attending
52 different colleges and universities across the United States and Canada.
Shannon Walker, Unity Foundation Vice President, said, “This year’s scholarship recipients represent the best of
La Porte County. They have persevered in the face of unique circumstances during the past few years of their
education, and we wish them continued success in their academic careers.”
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 is available on the Unity website, uflc.net,
YouTube channel and Facebook page.
“Unity loves investing in our students! We can only do this because of our visionary donors who provide perpetual
support for La Porte County students pursuing their dreams. We know it’s helping whole families by easing the
tuition burden,” said Maggi Spartz, Unity Foundation President.
Students may apply for scholarships for the 2023-2024 school year beginning in January 2023. High school seniors,
non-traditional or returning students, as well as those pursuing certificates or undergraduate, graduate or
doctoral degrees are encouraged to visit uflc.net to learn more about the opportunities available.
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 $40 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-
SEE LIST OF SCHOLARSHIP RECIPIENTS
Jessica Jara Huizar
Sela Van Buskirk