New Guse Scholarship available to LaCrosse High School seniors

Information from Unity Foundation

The Donald & Beverly Guse Scholarship at Unity Foundation of LaPorte County is a newly established scholarship that memorializes and honors the couple’s years of support and service to the Cass and Dewey Township schools. Although many of Unity Foundation’s scholarships are offered for students attending any LaPorte County high school, this scholarship is unique as it is offered specifically for LaCrosse High School graduating seniors.

Don and Bev’s legacy will continue to have a positive effect on LaCrosse High School students for years to come with the help of this scholarship.

Students must be current residents of LaPorte County, with preference for Cass and Dewey townships. They should be striving for an associate, undergraduate, graduate or professional certification from an accredited, tax-exempt college or university.

The deadline for submission is March 31, 2018.

The Donald & Beverly Guse Scholarship is one of many unique scholarships offered through the Unity Foundation. Scholarships and awards range from $250-$2,500, awarded through more than 50 funds at Unity. Scholarship opportunities are available for both graduating seniors and students who are currently enrolled in college. Visit to begin applying for the 2018 cycle of scholarships and awards. Also available are a list of scholarships, descriptions and eligibility requirements.

Since 1992, Unity Foundation of LaPorte County has served donors, nonprofits and local communities. As LaPorte County’s community foundation, it manages approximately $31 million in assets, administers more than 325 charitable funds, and has distributed approximately $16 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 LaPorte 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, visit or call 219-879-0327.

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