Chevrolet Awarded $165,000 in Scholarships to 2022 HBCU Marketing and Journalism Interns  

Chevrolet has a program designed to help close the achievement gap. It increases diversity in the automotive and journalism industries.

Participants have the opportunity to learn from industry leaders and gain real-world experience. They build relationships that will last a lifetime.

This year's cohort had an excellent experience. Students learned about the latest trends in the automotive industry.

They also toured Chevrolet's Innovation Lab. Participants looked at how the company is preparing for an all-electric future. In the journalism track, participants learned about the history of the NNPA. They wrote articles for the association's website and newspaper and produced videos. They were for the NNPA's social media channels.

After the program, all participants were awarded scholarships. They will help students continue their education. Chevrolet is proud of the accomplishments of this year's cohort. They are looking forward to seeing them achieve great things in the future.

Chevrolet Supporting HBCUs

The National Newspaper Publishers Association is a valuable partner of Chevrolet. It is honored to continue its partnership. They will work together to provide opportunities for students. They attend Historically Black Colleges and Universities. The partnership has a history of providing professional and personal opportunities for students. The Chevy Marketing team was fortunate to have the chance to work with them.

The students they worked with were extremely professional and passionate about EVs. The participants effectively communicated the benefits of electric vehicles to their local communities. Chevrolet was impressed by their knowledge and enthusiasm. The experience was invaluable for their team.

They look forward to continuing their partnership with the NNPA. The goal is to provide opportunities for HBCU students.

This year, the National Newspaper Publishers Association hosted six journalism fellows. They spanned across the country. The students were exposed to the following:

  • Print
  • Broadcast
  • Digital
  • Photojournalism skills.

They also got to experience the Chevy Bolt EV in person. The fellows had the opportunity to learn from some of the best journalists in the country. They toured NNPA member newspapers and TV stations. They also visited the Chevy Bolt EV production facility.

The experience was invaluable for the students. They all agreed that they learned a lot. They are now poised to bring the stories of their communities to the forefront.

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Chevrolet has a long history of supporting Historically Black Colleges and Universities. In addition to awarding scholarships, the company has also created internship opportunities. They are for students at HBCUs.

Are you interested in learning more about the scholarships or the internship program? Visit our dealership in Evansville, IN. We would be happy to discuss these opportunities with you.