This scholarship/grant was graciously shared with you by:
The National Newspaper Publishers Association (NNPA), in conjunction
with Chevrolet, is kicking off the third year of Discover the Unexpected
(DTU) scholarship and journalism fellowship for students attending
Historically Black Colleges and Universities (HBCU).
The 2018 DTU program provides six HBCU students an opportunity to
travel across several states discovering and reporting inspirational, and
The DTU Fellows will:
Āú each receive a $10,000 scholarship and a $5,000 stipend
Āú have access to a 2018 Chevrolet Equinox for their reporting
Āú work alongside experienced NNPA staff at The Washington
Informer, The Atlanta Voice, The Norfolk Journal & Guide, and The
New York Amsterdam News in four-week intervals
Āú receive regular mentoring from the DTU Road Trip Navigator Dana
Blair, an on-air correspondent, branding expert, and entertainment
producer ( www.justdanablair.com )
This is the first year the program is open to all 106 HBCU. In 2016, DTU
fellowships were offered to students attending Howard University. Last
year, the program expanded to include Clark Atlanta University,
Morehouse College and Spelman College. To date, ChevroletĀfs DTU
scholarship awards along with stipends total more than $300,000.
WHEN: Applications will only be accepted online via the programĀfs website at
www.nnpa.org/dtu beginning April 2, 2018. The deadline is April 30, 2018.
The selected Fellows will be contacted via email on or about May 4, 2018.
HOW: Any student who is at least 18 years of age, attending an HBCU in their
Sophomore-Senior year and majoring in journalism or mass
communication is encouraged to apply for the 2018 DTU Fellowship.
Students must submit the following information:
Āú A completed online application including their social media handles
Āú Upload a 90-second video telling us about themselves and why they
deserve to be a DTU Fellow
Āú Upload a resume with GPA
Āú A link to their mixed-media portfolio that includes one or more of the
o Writing (published or unpublished) relevant to journalism. Blogs
o Photography work
Dollar Amount: $10,000
Deadline(s): April 30, 2018
Scholarship/Grant Sponsor: The National Newspaper Publishers Association and Chevrolet