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.
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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