Take part in the Civic Leaders Center residential program your freshman year and live with other students interested in leadership, public policy, and making the world a better place. This living-learning center offers you experiences usually only afforded to juniors and seniors, as well as this exclusive scholarship opportunity:
Civic Leaders Award: $2,000 Award
We offer this award to students from across IU, regardless of intended major, who apply and are accepted to live in the Civic Leaders Center. You'll automatically be considered for a Civic Leaders award if you apply to live in the Civic Leaders Center through the IU Housing application, which is usually accessible for admitted students in mid-January. This is a one-time award of $2,000 and is not renewable. Award recipients will be notified on a rolling basis.
Civic Scholars Award
This multi-part award supports SPEA Direct Admits from diverse backgrounds who choose to live in the Civic Leaders Center. If selected, you’ll receive $2,500 each year you remain eligible (renewable for four years, up to $10,000), plus an additional $2,000 during your first year as a Civic Leader.