Honor Scholar Program
Honor Scholar Takes DePauw's Top Awards
Liam Byrnes is the recipient of the 2019 Walker Cup, given to the DePauw senior who has done the most for the college during their four years on campus...Read More
Research by Tyler Bussian '15 Discovers "Zombie Cells" in Brains of Mice Prior to Cognitive Loss
Tyler Bussian, a 2015 graduate of DePauw University and currently a student at the Mayo Clinic Graduate School of Biomedical...Read More
Chicago Tribune Article on Teen Film Comedies & Sexual Assault Cites Honor Scholar Thesis of Claire Halffield '17
"Sexual violence is everywhere in film and TV," begins a Chicago Tribune article...Read More
Honor Scholar Douglas Hallward-Driemeier '89 says his time at DePauw helped shape the successful argument for same-sex marriage at the Supreme Court.Read More
The Senior Thesis
Each Honor Scholar senior thesis represents an opportunity to engage with faculty members on a topic of the student’s choosing—an experience usually not encountered until well into graduate school.Read More
DePauw's senior Honor Scholars talk about their final – and biggest – project.Read More
The Honor Scholar Program is still available to current and prospective students while DePauw has limited in-person appointments in response to the COVID-19 global pandemic.
Students can reach Kevin Moore, Director of the Honor Scholar Program at firstname.lastname@example.org and Amy Welch, Senior Associate Director of the Honor Scholar Program at email@example.com from 8-4:30 pm, Monday-Friday. If you would like to connect via Google Meet or telephone, please reach out via email with your meeting format preference and available times (EDT). Be well.
Are you an insatiably curious student? Do you thrive on finding and exploring connections between different fields and have the intellectual courage to explore difficult and unfamiliar topics? If so, the Honor Scholar Program is for you. The program plays a pivotal role in DePauw’s commitment to excellence in a liberal arts education, and it is open to students of all majors.
GRADUATE PROGRAMS ATTENDED BY HONOR SCHOLARS