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It's Easy to Apply to the Media Fellows Program!

In order to be considered for the Media Fellows Program, you must complete a special application written essay question in addition to your regular application to DePauw, and submit a short video elaborating on your essay via the portal.

Decisions on admission to the Media Fellows program are made based on the quality of your application. Because the program admits a limited number of students per class, admission is very competitive.

Application Steps

Step 1. Complete an online application to DePauw University here.

Step 2. Following admission to DePauw, you will receive access via your application status portal to the Media Fellows application.

As part of your Media Fellows application, you will be asked to submit a short essay (750 words) to this question:

"What have you done and read in your high school years that has prepared you to understand the problems and the promise of the media?  Incorporate an article or a book that has most influenced your view of the media."

You will also receive the following video prompt with instructions on submitting a two minute response.

Media Fellows Application Question

Step 3. You will be notified of your status in the program within 2 weeks of completing the application requirements.

Should you encounter any problems, please reach out to Marilyn Culler at mculler@depauw.edu.

Lateral Application

The application deadline for current DePauw students wishing to enter the program in 2024-25 as sophomores is May 1, 2024

Step 1. Complete the Lateral Application to Media Fellows here.

Step 2. Return the completed form to Marilyn Culler in the Pulliam Center for Contemporary Media.

Additional Contact Information

Media Fellows Program 
Eugene S. Pulliam
   Center for Contemporary Media
609 S. Locust
DePauw University
Greencastle, IN  46135
Phone: 765-658-4475
Fax:  765-658-4455

Office of Admission
DePauw University
204 E. Seminary Street
P.O. Box 37
Greencastle, IN  46135
Phone:  800-447-2495
Fax:  765-658-4007

Bess Evans peaking with Media Fellows in 2016

Bess Evans '07, Associate Director of Social Engagement at the White House, spoke 
to current and prospective Media Fellows on Monday, March 7, 2016 about 
how the program helped her career