Funding Support 

2014-2016 NSF Doctoral Dissertation Improvement Grant 
2014 American Society of Naturalists Student Research Award
2014 Graduate Women in Science fellowship: Honorable Mention
2013 Graduate Conference Travel Award
2012 Lee S. Pierce summer fellowship
2012 YIBS Center for Field Ecology Grant 
2012 NASA-MSU professional enhancement award
2010-2015 NSF Graduate Research Fellowship
2004-2007 Alfred F. Dupont Merit Scholarship
2004-2007 Thrivent Financial Scholarship 
2006 University of Delaware Undergraduate Research Fellow 
2005 University of Delaware Science Scholar