The Nation: Black On Campus 2018 Application

BLACK ON CAMPUS is a nationwide program sponsored by The Nation and the Anna Julia Cooper Center.

Up to FIVE (5) student journalists aged 19–25 will be chosen for participation.

Applications for BLACK ON CAMPUS will be accepted December 21, 2017 through January 5, 2018 at 11:59pm.

The program is open to students meeting the following criteria:

1. Enrolled full-time
2. Attending a community college, undergraduate college/university, or graduate school
3. Maintaining a cumulative grade point average of at least 3.2.
4. Has taken at least one college level course in either journalism or creative writing and earned a B+ or higher

Applicants must demonstrate writing talent and experience in some combination of writing, publishing, digital media, or related fields. Basic knowledge of WordPress, Photoshop, InDesign, and HTML preferred.

Application requirements:
Complete application
CV or Resume
One letter of reference
One writing sample

Name *
College/Graduate School *
(where currently enrolled)
Current Degree Sought and Major *
Expected Completion/Graduation Year *
Email Address *
Mailing Address *
Phone Number *
Twitter Username
Other Social Media Accounts You'd Like to Share:
Professional/Academic Reference *
Name and Email Address Required
Tell us, very briefly, about your previous writing experience, if any (such as internships, professional experience, school journalism, classes, etc) [Not to exceed 500 words] *
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