Giving Back

Enabling student success

The heart and soul of SPEA’s mission lies in educating students. We have the privilege—and the responsibility—of preparing the leaders, thinkers, and problem solvers who will assure a strong future for Indiana, the nation, and the world.

Alumnus Smalley puts his hand on his heart.
Photo by Clay & Co., Story by Emily Cox

Gentile Family Scholarship ensures IU students continue 30-year tradition of D.C. experience. 

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Alumnus Smalley puts his hand on his heart.
Story by Michael L. Jackson

Marv Smalley Indiana State Police Scholarship: Recognizing the support of the School in a big way

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Giving back through IU’s Bicentennial Campaign

Together, we will continue to produce generations of well-rounded students who share a passion for giving back – and who have the skills, knowledge, and ability to change society for the better.

Your gift to support scholarships will enhance student success by providing educational access and financial support to students of all backgrounds. And, endowed scholarships of $50,000+ may be eligible for Bicentennial Matching Program funds. For additional information about the matching program, contact Lori Garraghty, Office of Development & Alumni Relations at (812) 855-6802 or