Funding and Awards

IBS-affiliated students have been granted a wide variety of funding and awards for their research, teaching, and service; see a selection of these grants and awards below.

Michelle Benedum

  • Student Research Award, 2019, Institute of Behavioral Science, University of Colorado Boulder
    This $300 award allowed Michelle to travel to Bonn, Germany to present a paper at the “Governing and managing forests for multiple ecosystem services across the globe” conference.

Hillary Steinberg

  • Presidential Diversity Award, 2019, The United Government of Graduate Students, University of Colorado Boulder
    Hillary received honorable mention.

Kim-Phuong Truong-Vu

  • CARTSS Graduate Fellowship, 2018 Center to Advance Research and Training in the Social Sciences, University of Colorado Boulder
    This $1,000 fellowship supported Kim’s dissertation project on the parental health decisions regarding the HPV vaccine. With this funding, Kim was able to travel to California to interview Southeast Asian American parents.

Melissa Villarreal

  • CARTSS Graduate Fellowship, 2018 Center to Advance Research and Training in the Social Sciences, University of Colorado Boulder
    This $1,000 fellowship supported Melissa’s fieldwork on the long-term housing recovery of Mexican-origin immigrants after Hurricane Harvey.
  • National Science Foundation (NSF) Graduate Research Fellowship (GRF), 2019-2024
    This fellowship recognizes and supports early-career graduate students. Melissa is using this fellowship to continue her work in Houston on the housing recovery of Mexican immigrants over the next few years for her dissertation.
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