Awards

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Nina Kraus

Music Has Power Award, Institute for Music and Neurologic Function

Travis White-Schwoch

MidWinter Travel Award, Association for Research in Otolaryngology

Elaine Thompson

MidWinter Travel Award, Association for Research in Otolaryngology

Ross Heilberg

Northwestern University Undergraduate Research Grant

Caleb Eckstein

Weinberg College Summer Research Grant

Caroline Tilley

Weinberg College Summer Research Grant

Travis White-Schwoch

Student Merit Award, Society for the Neurobiology of Language

Christine Junhui Liu

Best Overall Oral Presentation at Chicago Area Undergraduate Research Symposium
Invitation for Oral Presentation at the Northwestern Undergraduate Research and Arts Exposition
Franklin N. and Lee L. Corbin Prize on Undergraduate Academic Excellence

Caleb Eckstein Neuroscience Summer Research Grant
Ross Heilberg Weinberg College Summer Research Grant
Janet Mao Kabiller Award, Northwestern Athletics
Caroline Tilley Summer Internship Grant Program, Northwestern Career Advancement
Nina Kraus

American Music Therapy Association commendation for the presentation “Sound health: music and the mind: Music and childhood development”
and for advancing the understanding of the neuroscience of music and its impact on children’s learning as well as her innovative work advancing
the understand of the neuroscience of music which affirms the effectiveness of music therapy interventions.

Stephanie Huang

Summer Internship Grant Program Award

Christine Junhui Liu

Neuroscience Summer Research Grant
Best Talk at Northwestern Undergraduate Neuroscience Research Symposium

Silvia Bonacina

The Neurosciences and Music – VI: Music, Sound, and Health Conference: Best Poster Abstracts Award

Elaine Thompson

Ruth L. Kirschstein National Research Service Award (NRSA) Predoctoral Fellowship (F31) 2017-2019
Northwestern University Cognitive Science Travel Award
Northwestern University Career Advancement Grant

Brandon Vilarello

Northwestern University Summer Undergraduate Research Grant
Northwestern Education and Undergraduate Research on Neuroscience student (NEURON)

Spencer Smith

American Hearing Research Foundation (AHRF) funding for grant proposal
“Investigating the Relationship between Binaural Hearing and Speech-in-Noise Performance in Middle-Aged Listeners”
Association for Research in Otolaryngolog MidWinter Travel Award

Christine Junhui Liu

Northwestern Education and Undergraduate Research on Neuroscience student (NEURON)
Northwestern University Summer Undergraduate Research Grant (one of nine top grant recipients funded by the Alumnae of Northwestern)

Elaine Thompson

Joseph Levin Foundation Scholarship
Ann and Paul Arenberg Student Travel Award

Kali Woodruff Carr Northwestern University Conference Travel Grant
Jessica Slater

Ruth L. Kirschstein National Research Service Award (NRSA) Predoctoral Fellowship (F31) 2015-2017

Elaine Thompson

Association for Research in Otolaryngology MidWinter Meeting Audiology Travel Award

Kali Woodruff Carr

Northwestern University Conference Travel Grant
Society for Music Perception and Cognition (SMPC) Conference Student Award

Jennifer Krizman

Ruth L. Kirschstein National Research Service Award (NRSA) Predoctoral Fellowship (F31) 2014-2016
Northwestern University Conference Travel Grant

Alexandra Parbery-Clark

American Academy of Audiology Student Travel Award
Northwestern University Arenberg Travel Award
University of Washington Leadership Education in Neurodevelopmental Disabilities and Related Disorders (LEND) Fellowship

Jessica Slater

Cognitive Science Advanced Fellowship
Northwestern University Graduate Writing Fellowship

Elaine Thompson

Northwestern University Conference Travel Grant
Northwestern University Cognitive Science Travel Award

Kali Woodruff Carr

Northwestern University Conference Travel Grant
Northwestern University Cognitive Science Travel Award

Heejae Choi

School of Communication Summer Undergraduate Research Grant

Nina Kraus

Gene D. Cohen Award

Jennifer Krizman

Cognitive Science Advanced Fellowship

Alexandra Parbery-Clark

Association for Research in Otolaryngology MidWinter Meeting Audiology Travel Award
Northwestern University Cognitive Science Travel Award

Erika Skoe

Association for Research in Otolaryngology MidWinter Meeting Audiology Travel Award

Soo Ho Ahn

Invitation for Oral Presentation at the Northwestern Undergraduate Research and Arts Exposition

Samira Anderson

Featured in the Illinois Academy of Audiology Summer Research Update
Doctoral Scholarship Research award for $1000 from the Illinois Academy of Audiology
Northwestern University Cognitive Science Travel Award
Association for Research in Otolaryngology MidWinter Meeting Audiology Travel Award

Hee Jae Choi

Northwestern Academic Undergraduate Research Grant
School of Communication All-School Award Patricia and Albert Buehler Scholarship
Invitation for Oral Presentation at the Northwestern Undergraduate Research and Arts Exposition

Emily Hittner

Northwestern Academic Undergraduate Research Grant
Invitation for Oral Presentation at the Northwestern Undergraduate Research and Arts Exposition
Weinberg Undergraduate Summer Research Grant

Jane Hornickel

Hugh Knowles Center Ann and Paul Arenberg Student Travel Award, Northwestern University
Career Development Grant, Northwestern University
Graduate Research Grant, Northwestern University

Nina Kraus

Fletcher Undergraduate Research Faculty Award

Dylan Levy

School of Communication Summer Undergraduate Research Grant

Alexandra Parbery-Clark

Association for Research in Otolaryngology MidWinter Meeting Audiology Travel Award
Northwestern Career Development Grant Program
American Academy of Audiology Foundation Sadanand Singh Memorial Scholarship

Erika Skoe

Association for Research in Otolaryngology MidWinter Meeting Graduate Student/Postdoctoral Fellow Travel Award

Dana Strait

Association for Research in Otolaryngology MidWinter Meeting Graduate Student/Postdoctoral Fellow Travel Award
Graduate Student Award and Award Symposium Presenter, 4th International Conference on the Auditory Cortex, Lausanne, Switzerland

Samira Anderson

New Century Scholars Program Doctoral Scholarship for $10,000 from the ASHA Foundation
John D. and Lucille H. Clark Scholarship Dissertation
Aging and Speech Communication Student Scholarship award

Karen Chan

Northwestern University Graduate Research Grant
Mariani Foundation, The Neurosciences and Music IV Conference Travel Scholarship
Featured in Northwestern Graduate Research Highlights

Hee Jae Choi

Northwestern University Summer Research Grant

Emily Hittner

Weinberg College of Arts and Sciences Undergraduate Conference Travel Grant
Northwestern Undergraduate Research Conference Travel Grant
Northwestern University Summer Research Grant

Jane Hornickel

Northwestern Cognitive Science Graduate Fellowship for Interdisciplinary Research

Alexandra Parbery-Clark

New Century Scholars Program Doctoral Scholarship for $10,000 from the ASHA Foundation
William F. Austin Scholarship for $10,000 from Starkey Laboratories
Association for Research in Otolaryngology. Graduate Student/Postdoctoral Fellow Travel Award
Northwestern University Cognitive Science Travel Award
Aging and Speech Communication Student Scholarship award

Samantha O’Connell

Weinberg College of Arts and Sciences Undergraduate Conference Travel Grant

Emily Spitzer

School of Communication Summer Undergraduate Research Grant

Adam Tierney

Knowles Postdoctoral Fellow Travel Award

Samira Anderson

Association for Research in Otolaryngology Mid-Winter Conference Audiology Travel Award
American Auditory Society Annual Meeting Mentored Student Presentation Travel Award

Karen Chan

Northwestern University Advanced Cognitive Science Fellowship

Dana Strait

Ruth L. Kirschstein National Research Service Award (NRSA) Predoctoral Fellowship (F31) 2010-2012
Northwestern University Cognitive Science Travel Award

Kyung Myun Lee

Young Researcher’s Travel Award, Society for Education, Music, and Psychology Research (SEMPRE)

Jane Hornickel

School of Communication Rearwin Scholarship

Han-Gyol Yi

School of Communication Century Scholar
School of Communication Summer Undergraduate Research Grant
School of Communication Lois L. Elliott Book Award

Emily Spitzer

Northwestern University Summer Internship Grant

Frederic Marmel

European Fryssen Foundation Fellowship for the project “Influence of Implicit Musical Knowledge on Pitch Encoding at the Brainstem Level”

Samira Anderson

Northwestern University Graduate Research Ignition Grant “Brainstem Responses to Speech in Noise Correlates of Aging”
National Center for Rehabilitation Auditory Research Conference Travel Award
Aging and Speech Communication Third International and Interdisciplinary Research Conference Travel Award

Judy Song

Northwestern University Graduate Research Ignition Grant “Plasticity of the Central Auditory System Following Ecologically-Valid Training”

Alexandra Parbery-Clark

Northwestern University Graduate Research Ignition Grant “The Effects of Musical Experience on Cortical Responses to Speech in Noise”
Society of Music Perception and Cognition Graduate Student Travel Award
Society of Music Perception and Cognition Outstanding Student for Presentation and Scientific Merit Award

Jessica Levine

American Academy of Audiology Student Investigator Research Award

Jane Hornickel

Association for Research in Otolaryngology Graduate Student/Postdoctoral Fellow Travel Award

Dana Strait

Board of Directors, Society for Music Perception and Cognition (SMPC), first student member
NIH Predoctoral Fellowship, Neuroscience of Human Cognition National Institute of Neurological Diseases and Stroke (NINDS)

Judy Song

Joseph Levine Academic Scholarship Northwestern University
NIH Predoctoral Fellowship, Neuroscience of Human Cognition National Institute of Neurological Diseases and Stroke (NINDS)

Valerij Shafiro
(Rush University Assistant Professor)

Advancing Academic Research Careers (AARC) Award from ASHA (mentored scientist)

Dana Strait

Northwestern University Presidential Fellowship Finalist
Young Researcher’s Travel Award, Society for Education, Music and Psychology Research (SEMPRE)

Jessica Levine

Illinois Academy of Audiology Clinical Research Award

Kyung Myun Lee

Neuroscience and Music III scholarship, the Mariani Foundation
Young Researcher’s Travel Award, Society for Education, Music, and Psychology Research (SEMPRE)

Jade Wang

Ruth L. Kirschstein National Research Service Award (NRSA) Predoctoral Fellowship (F31) 2007-2010

Alexandra Parbery-Clark

Northwestern University Cognitive Science Travel Award

Dana Strait

Northwestern University Graduate Research Grant

Kyung Myun Lee

Northwestern University Graduate Research Grant

2019
Nina Kraus

Music Has Power Award, Institute for Music and Neurologic Function

Travis White-Schwoch

MidWinter Travel Award, Association for Research in Otolaryngology

Elaine Thompson

MidWinter Travel Award, Association for Research in Otolaryngology

Ross Heilberg

Northwestern University Undergraduate Research Grant

Caleb Eckstein

Weinberg College Summer Research Grant

Caroline Tilley

Weinberg College Summer Research Grant

2018
Travis White-Schwoch

Student Merit Award, Society for the Neurobiology of Language

Christine Junhui Liu

Best Overall Oral Presentation at Chicago Area Undergraduate Research Symposium
Invitation for Oral Presentation at the Northwestern Undergraduate Research and Arts Exposition
Franklin N. and Lee L. Corbin Prize on Undergraduate Academic Excellence

Caleb Eckstein Neuroscience Summer Research Grant
Ross Heilberg Weinberg College Summer Research Grant
Janet Mao Kabiller Award, Northwestern Athletics
Caroline Tilley Summer Internship Grant Program, Northwestern Career Advancement
2017
Nina Kraus

American Music Therapy Association commendation for the presentation “Sound health: music and the mind: Music and childhood development”
and for advancing the understanding of the neuroscience of music and its impact on children’s learning as well as her innovative work advancing
the understand of the neuroscience of music which affirms the effectiveness of music therapy interventions.

Stephanie Huang

Summer Internship Grant Program Award

Christine Junhui Liu

Neuroscience Summer Research Grant
Best Talk at Northwestern Undergraduate Neuroscience Research Symposium

Silvia Bonacina

The Neurosciences and Music – VI: Music, Sound, and Health Conference: Best Poster Abstracts Award

Elaine Thompson

Ruth L. Kirschstein National Research Service Award (NRSA) Predoctoral Fellowship (F31) 2017-2019
Northwestern University Cognitive Science Travel Award
Northwestern University Career Advancement Grant

Brandon Vilarello

Northwestern University Summer Undergraduate Research Grant
Northwestern Education and Undergraduate Research on Neuroscience student (NEURON)

Spencer Smith

American Hearing Research Foundation (AHRF) funding for grant proposal
“Investigating the Relationship between Binaural Hearing and Speech-in-Noise Performance in Middle-Aged Listeners”
Association for Research in Otolaryngolog MidWinter Travel Award

2016
Christine Junhui Liu

Northwestern Education and Undergraduate Research on Neuroscience student (NEURON)
Northwestern University Summer Undergraduate Research Grant (one of nine top grant recipients funded by the Alumnae of Northwestern)

Elaine Thompson

Joseph Levin Foundation Scholarship
Ann and Paul Arenberg Student Travel Award

Kali Woodruff Carr Northwestern University Conference Travel Grant
2015
Jessica Slater

Ruth L. Kirschstein National Research Service Award (NRSA) Predoctoral Fellowship (F31) 2015-2017

Elaine Thompson

Association for Research in Otolaryngology MidWinter Meeting Audiology Travel Award

Kali Woodruff Carr

Northwestern University Conference Travel Grant
Society for Music Perception and Cognition (SMPC) Conference Student Award

2014
Jennifer Krizman

Ruth L. Kirschstein National Research Service Award (NRSA) Predoctoral Fellowship (F31) 2014-2016
Northwestern University Conference Travel Grant

Alexandra Parbery-Clark

American Academy of Audiology Student Travel Award
Northwestern University Arenberg Travel Award
University of Washington Leadership Education in Neurodevelopmental Disabilities and Related Disorders (LEND) Fellowship

Jessica Slater

Cognitive Science Advanced Fellowship
Northwestern University Graduate Writing Fellowship

Elaine Thompson

Northwestern University Conference Travel Grant
Northwestern University Cognitive Science Travel Award

Kali Woodruff Carr

Northwestern University Conference Travel Grant
Northwestern University Cognitive Science Travel Award

2013
Heejae Choi

School of Communication Summer Undergraduate Research Grant

Nina Kraus

Gene D. Cohen Award

Jennifer Krizman

Cognitive Science Advanced Fellowship

Alexandra Parbery-Clark

Association for Research in Otolaryngology MidWinter Meeting Audiology Travel Award
Northwestern University Cognitive Science Travel Award

Erika Skoe

Association for Research in Otolaryngology MidWinter Meeting Audiology Travel Award

2012
Soo Ho Ahn

Invitation for Oral Presentation at the Northwestern Undergraduate Research and Arts Exposition

Samira Anderson

Featured in the Illinois Academy of Audiology Summer Research Update
Doctoral Scholarship Research award for $1000 from the Illinois Academy of Audiology
Northwestern University Cognitive Science Travel Award
Association for Research in Otolaryngology MidWinter Meeting Audiology Travel Award

Hee Jae Choi

Northwestern Academic Undergraduate Research Grant
School of Communication All-School Award Patricia and Albert Buehler Scholarship
Invitation for Oral Presentation at the Northwestern Undergraduate Research and Arts Exposition

Emily Hittner

Northwestern Academic Undergraduate Research Grant
Invitation for Oral Presentation at the Northwestern Undergraduate Research and Arts Exposition
Weinberg Undergraduate Summer Research Grant

Jane Hornickel

Hugh Knowles Center Ann and Paul Arenberg Student Travel Award, Northwestern University
Career Development Grant, Northwestern University
Graduate Research Grant, Northwestern University

Nina Kraus

Fletcher Undergraduate Research Faculty Award

Dylan Levy

School of Communication Summer Undergraduate Research Grant

Alexandra Parbery-Clark

Association for Research in Otolaryngology MidWinter Meeting Audiology Travel Award
Northwestern Career Development Grant Program
American Academy of Audiology Foundation Sadanand Singh Memorial Scholarship

Erika Skoe

Association for Research in Otolaryngology MidWinter Meeting Graduate Student/Postdoctoral Fellow Travel Award

Dana Strait

Association for Research in Otolaryngology MidWinter Meeting Graduate Student/Postdoctoral Fellow Travel Award
Graduate Student Award and Award Symposium Presenter, 4th International Conference on the Auditory Cortex, Lausanne, Switzerland

2011
Samira Anderson

New Century Scholars Program Doctoral Scholarship for $10,000 from the ASHA Foundation
John D. and Lucille H. Clark Scholarship Dissertation
Aging and Speech Communication Student Scholarship award

Karen Chan

Northwestern University Graduate Research Grant
Mariani Foundation, The Neurosciences and Music IV Conference Travel Scholarship
Featured in Northwestern Graduate Research Highlights

Hee Jae Choi

Northwestern University Summer Research Grant

Emily Hittner

Weinberg College of Arts and Sciences Undergraduate Conference Travel Grant
Northwestern Undergraduate Research Conference Travel Grant
Northwestern University Summer Research Grant

Jane Hornickel

Northwestern Cognitive Science Graduate Fellowship for Interdisciplinary Research

Alexandra Parbery-Clark

New Century Scholars Program Doctoral Scholarship for $10,000 from the ASHA Foundation
William F. Austin Scholarship for $10,000 from Starkey Laboratories
Association for Research in Otolaryngology. Graduate Student/Postdoctoral Fellow Travel Award
Northwestern University Cognitive Science Travel Award
Aging and Speech Communication Student Scholarship award

Samantha O’Connell

Weinberg College of Arts and Sciences Undergraduate Conference Travel Grant

Emily Spitzer

School of Communication Summer Undergraduate Research Grant

Adam Tierney

Knowles Postdoctoral Fellow Travel Award

2010
Samira Anderson

Association for Research in Otolaryngology Mid-Winter Conference Audiology Travel Award
American Auditory Society Annual Meeting Mentored Student Presentation Travel Award

Karen Chan

Northwestern University Advanced Cognitive Science Fellowship

Dana Strait

Ruth L. Kirschstein National Research Service Award (NRSA) Predoctoral Fellowship (F31) 2010-2012
Northwestern University Cognitive Science Travel Award

Kyung Myun Lee

Young Researcher’s Travel Award, Society for Education, Music, and Psychology Research (SEMPRE)

Jane Hornickel

School of Communication Rearwin Scholarship

Han-Gyol Yi

School of Communication Century Scholar
School of Communication Summer Undergraduate Research Grant
School of Communication Lois L. Elliott Book Award

Emily Spitzer

Northwestern University Summer Internship Grant

2009
Frederic Marmel

European Fryssen Foundation Fellowship for the project “Influence of Implicit Musical Knowledge on Pitch Encoding at the Brainstem Level”

Samira Anderson

Northwestern University Graduate Research Ignition Grant “Brainstem Responses to Speech in Noise Correlates of Aging”
National Center for Rehabilitation Auditory Research Conference Travel Award
Aging and Speech Communication Third International and Interdisciplinary Research Conference Travel Award

Judy Song

Northwestern University Graduate Research Ignition Grant “Plasticity of the Central Auditory System Following Ecologically-Valid Training”

Alexandra Parbery-Clark

Northwestern University Graduate Research Ignition Grant “The Effects of Musical Experience on Cortical Responses to Speech in Noise”
Society of Music Perception and Cognition Graduate Student Travel Award
Society of Music Perception and Cognition Outstanding Student for Presentation and Scientific Merit Award

Jessica Levine

American Academy of Audiology Student Investigator Research Award

Jane Hornickel

Association for Research in Otolaryngology Graduate Student/Postdoctoral Fellow Travel Award

Dana Strait

Board of Directors, Society for Music Perception and Cognition (SMPC), first student member
NIH Predoctoral Fellowship, Neuroscience of Human Cognition National Institute of Neurological Diseases and Stroke (NINDS)

2008
Judy Song

Joseph Levine Academic Scholarship Northwestern University
NIH Predoctoral Fellowship, Neuroscience of Human Cognition National Institute of Neurological Diseases and Stroke (NINDS)

Valerij Shafiro
(Rush University Assistant Professor)

Advancing Academic Research Careers (AARC) Award from ASHA (mentored scientist)

Dana Strait

Northwestern University Presidential Fellowship Finalist
Young Researcher’s Travel Award, Society for Education, Music and Psychology Research (SEMPRE)

Jessica Levine

Illinois Academy of Audiology Clinical Research Award

Kyung Myun Lee

Neuroscience and Music III scholarship, the Mariani Foundation
Young Researcher’s Travel Award, Society for Education, Music, and Psychology Research (SEMPRE)

2007
Jade Wang

Ruth L. Kirschstein National Research Service Award (NRSA) Predoctoral Fellowship (F31) 2007-2010

Alexandra Parbery-Clark

Northwestern University Cognitive Science Travel Award

Dana Strait

Northwestern University Graduate Research Grant

Kyung Myun Lee

Northwestern University Graduate Research Grant