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How to Apply

Admission to the Management Fellows Program is highly selective and based upon a demonstrated interest in a career in business or entrepreneurship, proven superior academic ability and intellectual curiosity, and leadership potential.

Among the criteria used to select Management Fellows are college entrance test scores, high school class rank, extracurricular activities, and work experience. During the personal interview, the applicant should demonstrate motivation and personal characteristics that will enable successful completion on both of the course and internship requirements of the DePauw Management Fellows Program.

Before you begin an online application, you will need:

  1. A resume of activities and accomplishments. Tips for writing a resume can be found here.

  2. A response to one of the following prompts attached here.

Please combine these documents into a single PDF or Word file and include your name and application year in the file name. (e.g., McDermond, Robert_1927).

Incoming Students Application process

It is easy to apply to the Management Fellows Program:

Step 1: Submit a DePauw University application.

Step 2: Submit the Management Fellows program application before February 1, 2017.

** Please note - You will be asked to log-in using your DePauw username and password you received when you completed your Common Application.  If you have not submitted the Common Application to DePauw, you will be asked to create a DePauw account in order to submit your Management Fellow Application.


If you are a current first-year student at DePauw and would like to apply for lateral entry, click here for the Lateral Student Application or stop by the McDermond Center for more information. Lateral entry applications are due by December 1 or May 1 .