Grants & Awards

GRANTS / FELLOWSHIPS

2022 Leslie Humanities Center Project Grant (Dartmouth College)

2022 American Academy of Religion (AAR) Collaborative Research Grant

2020 Charlotte W. Newcombe Doctoral Dissertation Fellowship

2020 Pre-dissertation Fellowship, Max Planck Institute for the Study of Religious and Ethnic Diversity (Declined for Newcombe)

2020 Syracuse University Dissertation Writing Fellowship (Declined for Newcombe)

2018 Fulbright-Hays Doctoral Dissertation Research Abroad Grant

2017 Robert HN Ho Family Foundation Dissertation Fellowship in Buddhist Studies

2017 Boren National Security Education Program (NSEP) Fellowship (Declined for Robert HN Ho)

2016 SEASSI Tuition Scholarship and Stipend to attend SEASSI (Southeast Asian Studies Summer Institute)

2015 Moynihan Institute East Asia Summer Research Grant for field research in East or Southeast Asia

2015 Religion Department Grant for Preliminary Fieldwork in Vietnam

2015 FLAS Fellowship to attend SEASSI (Southeast Asian Studies Summer Institute)

2014 FLAS Fellowship to attend SEASSI (Southeast Asian Studies Summer Institute)

2011 Beatitudes Society Summer Fellow, Internship in San Francisco, CA

AWARDS

2022 Syracuse University All-University Doctoral Prize for Superior Achievement in Completed Dissertations

2021 Marleigh Grayer Ryan Graduate Writing Prize (New York Conference on Asian Studies)

2020 Graduate Dean’s Award for Excellence in Research and Creative Work at Syracuse University

2020 Vietnam Studies Group Graduate Paper Prize (Association for Asian Studies)

2017 Albert Clark Award for the Best Graduate Paper from the Theta Alpha Kappa National Honor Society for Religious Studies and Theology

2015 Nominated Usha Mahajani Memorial Prize for outstanding graduate student (for Vietnamese)

2015 Mary Hatch Marshall Award for the Best Essay Written by a Graduate Student in the Humanities at Syracuse University

2014 Nominated Usha Mahajani Memorial Prize for outstanding graduate student (for Vietnamese)

2012 Master of Arts Outstanding Achievement Award, Iliff School of Theology

2012 Student of the Year, Iliff School of Theology

2009 Mike Lenz Creative Writing Award, University of Minnesota Duluth