Earn a $10,000 scholarship, a journalism fellowship and a road trip of a lifetime!

Chevrolet and the National Newspaper Publishers Association (NNPA) are giving HBCU students an exciting opportunity to Discover the Unexpected (DTU) about themselves, our communities and everyday people making a real difference.

HBCU students with an interest in journalism, new media, and discovering/reporting on inspirational stories in the African-American community are invited to apply for the fellowship.

Using NNPA’s professional resources, and the All-New 2019 Chevrolet Blazer’s innovative technology, DTU Fellows will share stories that shatter perceptions, jump-start their journalism careers, and encourage us all to Discover the Unexpected.


A select group of NNPA Publishers, Editors, and a Media Spokesperson will screen and evaluate completed NNPA Fellowship applications and select finalists.

The Discover the Unexpected NNPA Fellowship application will includes:

Completed application
Resume with GPA and references
Writing and professional work samples
Video submission

Please refer to the FAQs for details.

Professional assistance to ensure your best chance of success

As a DTU Fellow, you will be working with NNPA professionals as well as a social media-savvy Road Trip Advisor. Together, they will provide mentorship and assistance to help you make the most of your journey.


Discover the Unexpected is an 8-week journalism journey focused on sharing inspirational stories from African American communities. Each DTU Fellow receives a $10,000 scholarship and a $5,000 stipend. Each team of DTU Fellows will travel to two cities to work with different NNPA newspapers driving the All-New 2019 Chevrolet Blazer. DTU Fellows will be rewarded with hands-on experience, networking with journalism professionals, and delivering stories that make a difference.

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