Honors & Awards


  • National Research Mentoring Network (NRMN) Steps Toward Academic Research (STAR) Fellow (2015-2016)
  • American Association of Hispanics in Higher Education (AAHHE) Faculty Fellow (2014-2015)
  • Council of National Psychological Associations for the Advancement of Ethnic Minority Interests (CNPAAEMI), National Latina/o Psychological Association Leadership Development Fellow (2014-2015)
  • National Latina/o Psychological Association Cynthia de las Fuentes Dissertation Award (October 2012)
  • APA Minority Fellowship Program-PSI Fellow (Summer 2012)
  • APAGS Convention Travel-Mentorship Award (August 2012)
  • Latina Researcher Conference Travel Scholarship by Robert Wood Johnson Foundation (April 2012)
  • American Psychological Association Advanced Training Institute Scholarship (June 2011)
  • Ford Foundation Fellowship Honorable Mention (April 2011)
  • National Latina/o Psychological Association Conference Scholarship (November 2010)


  • Texas Tech University Institute For Inclusive Excellence Fellow (Spring 2015)
  • Texas Tech University eLearning Course Development Grant (Spring 2015)
  • Texas A&M University College of Education and Human Development-Distinguished Honor Graduate (August 2014)
  • Texas A&M University College of Education and Human Development-Strategic Fellowship (2012-2013)
  • Carolyn Lohman-Heep Fellowship (2012-2013)
  • Texas A&M College of Education and Human Development-Research Grant (September 2012)
  • Texas A&M College of Education and Human Development-Travel Award (September 2012)
  • Campus Climate Grant-Texas A&M Department of Multicultural Services (Fall 2011)
  • Educational Psychology Student Organization Travel Scholarship (May 2011)
  • TAMU Department of Multicultural Services Scholarship to attend Latino Affairs Conference (April 2011)
  • Outstanding Hispanic Student Award at Texas A&M University Kingsville (November 2006)


  • Rising Hispanic Youth Leadership Award-League of United Latin American Citizens (May 2007)