Grants & Awards

2019

STEM DiVRsity Enhancement Project, University of Illinois
A competitive grant project awarded by VR@Illinois. (Role: PI)

List of Teachers Ranked as Excellent and Outstanding, University of Illinois
List of teachers ranked as excellent or outstanding based on students’ ratings of instruction.

2018

Dissertation Completion Fellowship, Michigan State University
A competitive fellowship which is awarded to assist in the completion of a high quality dissertation.

Summer Research Excellence Fellowship, Michigan State University
A competitive fellowship which is awarded to a graduate student that has demonstrated potential for research/creative excellence in their academic field.

Thomas A. Muth, Sr. Endowment Fund, Michigan State University
Awarded to a worthy and capable graduate student in the MI department

2017

Best Doctoral Collaborator Award, Michigan State University
Awarded to a doctoral student that has proven to be an effective research collaborator.

2016

Summer Research Excellence Fellowship, Michigan State University
A competitive fellowship which is awarded to a graduate student that has demonstrated potential for research/creative excellence in their academic field.

Thomas A. Muth, Sr. Endowment Fund, Michigan State University
Awarded to a worthy and capable graduate student in the MI department

2015

Academic Merit Award, Michigan State University
Awarded to Ph.D. students with a cumulative GPA of 3.9 or higher.

2014

Rasmussen Memorial Scholarship, Michigan State University
Awarded to 10 graduate students that the MSU graduate school believed would be pioneers and leaders in their fields.

2008

Outstanding Senior Award, Augusta State University
Awarded to an exemplary student that receives both a faculty nomination as well as the majority of votes from departmental faculty.

2007

Robert Johnston Book Scholarship Award, Augusta State University
Awarded to the student applicant with the highest GPA in the Sociology Department.