Thinking about graduate school? Looking to jumpstart your media career? Apply to our campus visitation program to learn how to explore your voice in academia and the media industry. 

Grad student studying

Emerging Voices is a graduate diversity visitation program geared toward prospective graduate students from diverse backgrounds with academic interests in media. Participants will spend three days with faculty, students and campus diversity leaders to learn about journalism and strategic media grad studies at the University of Arkansas - Fayetteville campus. We strongly encourage students from the Arkansas Delta region to apply. 

This year's program is full. The next program will take place in Fall 2021, applications opening in October 2021.


  • Transportation funds to travel to and from the U of A Fayetteville campus
  • Free room and board
  • Meet with industry professionals
  • Campus, student media center and community tours
  • Downtime to experience social life on campus and in the heart of Fayetteville, Arkansas
  • Networking opportunities with current graduate students, faculty, staff and select campus diversity leaders



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School of Journalism and Strategic Media
University of Arkansas
205 Kimpel Hall
Fayetteville AR 72701
Phone: 479-575-3601
Fax: 479-575-4341
Larry Foley, Department Chair
Rob Wells, Graduate Coordinator