- Institute for Social Science Research Scholar, 2016-17
- Five College Program for Crossroads in the Study of the Americas, 2014-15.
- UMass College of Social and Behavioral Sciences Instructional Innovation Fellowship, 2014-15.
- Doctoral Dissertation Fellowship, University of Minnesota Graduate School, 2012-13.
- American Association of University Women, American Fellowship, 2011-12.
- Social Science Research Council, Dissertation Prospectus Development Fellowship, 2010.
- American Political Science Association Special Projects Fund, "#MeTooPoliSci: Addressing Gender Discrimination in Political Science,” Nadia E. Brown, Rebecca Gill, Jennifer Merolla, Melissa R. Michelson, Elizabeth Sharrow, Patricia Stapleton, Dara Strolovitch, 2018.
- Massachusetts Historical Society, New England Regional Fellowship Consortium Grant.
- Myra Sadker Foundation Grant.
- National Collegiate Athletic Association Grant.
- Gerald R. Ford Presidential Foundation Research Travel Grant.
- Janet Box-Steffensmeier Award of the ICPSR at the University of Michigan, Ann Arbor.
Competitive UMass Grants:
- College of Social and Behavioral Sciences Research Support Grant.
- Commonwealth Honors College Research Assistant Fellowship (with Jessica Wong).
- Finalist, Distinguished Teaching Award, UMass Amherst, 2018-19.