• Language Learning Dissertation Grant ($2,000; funded; 2020)
  • Duolingo Dissertation Grant in Language Learning with Technology ($5,000; not funded; 2020)
  • “Test-Takers’ Cognitive Processes in Listening Comprehension Test in Cambridge Assessment English;” Cambridge Assessment English Research Program; with PI Okim Kang (£14,950; not funded; 2018)
  • “Investigating Test-Takers’ Cognitive Processes and Accent Familiarity Training in the TOEFL iBT Listening Comprehension Test;” ETS; with PIs Okim Kang and Vedran Dronjic ($94,288; not funded; 2018)
  • Dennis Oliver Distance Assistance Grant; for travel to Arizona TESOL state conference  ($100; funded; 2018)


  • Research Assistantship, NAU; funded by Uppsala University, Sweden (AY 2021-2022)
  • Presidential Fellowship, NAU; $9,000/year, full tuition (8 semesters), teaching assistantship (2017-2021)
  • Outstanding Graduate Teaching Assistant Award (nominee), NAU (2021)
  • Outstanding Graduate Research Assistant Award (nominee), NAU (2021)
  • Program in Intensive English (PIE) Research Award, NAU (2018)
  • Academic Excellence Award, American University TESOL Program (2007)
  • Merit Scholarship, American University TESOL Program; full tuition (4 semesters), graduate assistantship (2006-2008)
  • University Merit Scholarship, University of Pittsburgh; full tuition (8 semesters)