I have been awarded over $600,000 in funding to support my research, education, and media training. A subset of the awards is shown below. For more information, click on the award title.

Postdoctoral Awards

USGS Mendenhall Research Fellowship, 2014

AAAS Mass Media Science and Engineering Fellowship, 2014

Ph.D. Awards

North American Ornithological Conference Student Presentation Award, 2012

NSF Doctoral Dissertation Improvement Grant, 2012     

CSU Sustainability Leadership Fellowship, 2011       

Smithsonian Predoctoral Fellowship, 2011

Queen’s University Jean Royce Alumni Fellowship, 2010

Smithsonian Ornithology Student Research Award, 2008         

American Ornithologists’ Union Student Research Award, 2008

Chapman Research Award (American Museum of Natural History), 2008

NSERC Canada Graduate Scholarship – Doctoral (declined), 2007

NSF Graduate Research Fellowship, 2006      

Master's Awards

Ontario Graduate Scholarship, 2006

Bergstrom Research Award (Association of Field Ornithologists), 2005     

Taverner Research Award (Society of Canadian Ornithologists), 2005

NSERC Canada Graduate Scholarship – Master’s, 2005

Undergraduate Awards

American Ornithologists’ Union Student Presentation Award, 2004

NSERC Undergraduate Student Research Award (university-based), 2003 & 2004

Helen Arlis Deynes Scholarship in Biology, 2003                   

James H. Rattray Scholarship in Science, 2002                                  

NSERC Undergraduate Student Research Award (industry-based), 2002                            

Queen’s Appeal Undergraduate Scholarship, 2001 & 2002                                          

Annie Bentley Lillie Prize in first-year Calculus, 2001                                   

Dean’s Honour List with Distinction (top 3%), 2001-2004