Staff

Suzanne McCray

Suzanne McCray

Director of the Office of Nationally Competitive Awards

Email: smccray@uark.edu

Suzanne McCray serves as the Vice Provost for Enrollment Management and the Director of Nationally Competitive Awards. As the director of the Office of Nationally Competitive Awards, she has advised hundreds of University of Arkansas students concerning scholarship and graduate school applications. For three years, she served on the national program review committee for the Coca-Cola Scholarship, and she is currently serving a tenth year on the national selection committee for the Stewart L. and Morris K. Udall Scholarship review and her third on the Critical Language Scholarship review. Dr. McCray has been an active member of the National Association of Fellowships Advisors as well, serving as its president from 2003-2005. She has edited six volumes of essays on the topic of nationally competitive scholarships. The most recent include All Before Them: Student Opportunities and Nationally Competitive Fellowships (2015) and Road Less Traveled and other Perspectives on Nationally Competitive Scholarships (2017). She holds more than 300 meetings a year with students applying for scholarships, serves on a variety of campus scholarship committees, and is a member of the premed advisory committee. She earned bachelor’s (high honors) and masters’s degrees in English from the University of Arkansas and a PhD in English from the University of Tennessee.

Jonathan Langley

Jonathan Langley

Assistant Director of Nationally Competitive Awards

Email: jtlangl@uark.edu

Jonathan Langley serves as Assistant Director for the Office of Nationally Competitive Awards. He primarily helps students seeking STEM scholarships and research opportunities, such as the Goldwater Scholarship, the National Science Foundation Graduate Research Fellowship, and NSF Research Experiences for Undergraduates. In addition, he assists applicants for the Fulbright English Teaching Assistant and Study/Research Grants. Langley graduated from the University of Arkansas in 2009 with a bachelor’s in English and French and again in 2011 with a master’s in French studies. While a student, he worked for four years in the university’s Quality Writing Center, first as an undergraduate peer tutor, then as a graduate tutor. For the 2011-12 academic year, he was a lecturer of English at Université du Maine in Le Mans, France. Before joining ONCA, Langley was an admissions counselor and academic advisor for the J. William Fulbright College of Arts and Sciences.

Emily Voight

Emily Voight

Assistant Director of Nationally Competitive Awards

Email: evoight@uark.edu

Emily Voight serves as Assistant Director for the Office of Nationally Competitive Awards. She advises students who are applying for scholarships and fellowships to support research initiatives and graduate education. Voight holds a Bachelor of Arts in Anthropology and Middle Eastern Studies from the University of Arkansas and a Masters of Arts in International Affairs from the University of Oklahoma. Prior to joining ONCA, Voight worked in cross-cultural and higher education in Washington, DC.