Over the years, I have been awarded several competitive academic grants and awards for my research. I have also had the opportunity to participate in several large-scale grants as co-investigator. I have included a list of these below.

Research grants: Primary Investigator (Ongoing - as of June 2019)

2019 Social Sciences and Humanities Research Council (SSHRC) Insight Development Grant titled Learning to Stay, Learning to Go: Understanding Youth Mobility Aspirations in Nova Scotia ($42,217).

2019 Social Sciences and Humanities Research Council (SSHRC) Partnership Engage Grant titled Successful Stayers: Exploring Effective Immigrant Settlement Services in Northeastern Nova Scotia ($14,686).

Research grants: Co-investigator (Ongoing - as of June 2019)

2018 Social Sciences and Humanities Research Council (SSHRC) Partnership Grant titled On the Move: Employment-related Geographical Mobility in Canada and Beyond (PI: Dr. Barbara Neis) ($2,500,000). Role: Co-investigator (Grant awarded in 2011. I joined as co-investigator in 2018).

2018 Social Sciences and Humanities Research Council (SSHRC) Partnership Development Grant titled Transforming Stories, Driving Change (PIs: Dr. Chris Sinding and Dr. Catherine Graham) ($199,528). Role: Co-investigator (Grant awarded in 2017. I joined as co-investigator 2018).

2015               Social Sciences and Humanities Research Council (SSHRC) Partnership Grant titled Closing the Enforcement Gap: Improving Employment Standards Protections for Workers in Precarious Jobs (PIs: Dr. Leah F. Vosko and Mary Gellatly) ($2,001,351). Role: Co-investigator (Grant awarded in 2013. I joined as co-investigator in 2015).

Research grants - Co-applicant (completed)

2017                Social Sciences and Humanities Research Council (SSHRC) Connections Grant titled A Question of Caring: Implications of the Care Deficit in Contemporary Labour Migration (PI: Dr. Jill Hanley) ($24,975). Role: Co-applicant.

Awards - Principal Investigator

2015                Social Sciences and Humanities Research Council (SSHRC) Postdoctoral Award ($81,000) (held from 2015-2017 in the School of Social Work at McGill University).

2013                Ontario Graduate Scholarship ($15,000)

2011                Social Sciences and Humanities Research Council (SSHRC) Doctoral Award ($40,000)