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How to Apply

Admission to the Management Fellows Program is 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 your materials submitted, 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.


Our Management Fellows application will be available beginning August 1st.  

Complete these three simple steps

Pick a date to apply to the Management Fellows program below:

November 1st; notification by December 15th

December 1st; notification by January 15th

January 1st; notification by February 15th

February 1st; notification by March 15th

Step 1: Submit a DePauw University application.

Step 2: Complete a resume of activities and accomplishments (tips for writing a resume can be found here) AND a response to one of the following essay prompts attached here.  Please combine these documents into a single PDF and include your name and application year in the file name. (E.G., McDermond, Robert1927)

Step 3: Click here to submit your Management Fellows program application by one of the deadlines listed above. You will be asked to log into your DePauw student portal using your email address that you used with your Common Application or the DePauw application and the password you created for your DePauw student portal. Upon receipt of your DePauw application you were sent an email asking you to set up your student portal. If you did not set up your portal account, please do so. If you need help doing this, please contact admission@depauw.edu.

Should you encounter any issues, simply reach out to Sarah Miller at sarahmiller@depauw.edu. We really look forward to receiving your Management Fellows application.

Current DePauw Students Application Process

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 1st .

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