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 their communities, their careers and themselves.
Watch these students from varied backgrounds and experiences report on inspirational stories in the Black community while driving to assignments in the All-New 2019 Chevy Blazer. With interests ranging from writing and production to videography and photography, each fellow will report and produce unique stories that will last a lifetime.
Using NNPA’s professional resources, and the All-New 2019 Chevrolet Blazer’s innovative technology, DTU Fellows will share stories that shatter perceptions, push boundaries, and encourage us all to Discover the Unexpected.
HOW FELLOWS ARE SELECTED
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:
Resume with GPA and references
Writing and professional work samples
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.
PROGRAM FEATURES AND BENEFITS
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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