- 2010-2012. Institute for Research on Women, Rutgers University, Graduate Fellowship, for “Family-Size, Relationship Structure, and (Un)Happiness: A Culturally Situated and Gendered Phenomenon”.
- 2010-2012. William and Flora Hewlett Foundation and Institute of International Education Dissertation Fellowship in Population, Reproductive Health, and Economic Development
- 2013. Graduate Student Paper Award, Society for the Study of Social Problems (SSSP), Conflict, Social Action, and Change Division, for “Convincing People to Go Green: Managing Strategic Action by Minimizing Political Talk.”
- 2010. Best Graduate Student Paper Award, South Asian Studies Program, Rutgers University.