Awards and Fellowships

Graduate Education

2022 - 2023

2021 - 2022

2020 - 2021

2019 - 2020

2018 - 2019

2016 - 2017

  • U.S. Department of Energy Office of Science Graduate Student Research Program

  • Ford Foundation Dissertation Fellowship

  • Foreign Language and Area Studies (FLAS) Fellowship  for Italian Language

  • Hispanic Scholarship Fund Scholar

  • Ford Foundation Fellowship Honorable Mention

  • NSF Innovations in Food Energy and Water Systems (InFEWS) Fellowship

  • Ford Foundation Fellowship Honorable Mention

  • The National GEM Consortium University Fellow

  • UC Berkeley Department of Environmental Science, Policy and Management Starter Grant

  • University of California Graduate Opportunity Masters Fellowship

  • University of California Office of the President Carbon Neutrality Initiative Fellow

  • Hispanic Scholarship Fund Scholar

  • TAVtech Fellowship – Coding for the Planet (Tel Aviv, Israel)

Undergraduate Education

2014 - 2015 

2013 - 2014

2012 - 2013

2010 - 2011

  • U.S. Department of State Critical Language Scholarship for Study of Bahasa Indonesia

  • Educational Opportunity Program Achievement Award Scholarship Recipient

  • Cal New Experiences for Research and Diversity in the Sciences (Cal NERDS) Fellow

  • UC Berkeley Rudd Family Foundation Big Ideas Third Place Contest

  • Blum Center for Developing Economies Global Poverty and Practice Fellowship

  • U.S. Department of State Benjamin A. Gilman International Scholarship for Study Abroad in India

  • International Education Abroad Travel Scholarship Recipient

  • University of California Education Abroad Program Scholarship Recipient

  • Institute for the International Education 5th Annual Photo Contest 1st Place Winner

  • National Science Foundation California Alliance for Minority Participation Fellowship

  • UC Berkeley’s Earth and Planetary Science Department -Charles H. Ramsden Scholarship

  • Award for Outstanding Participation and Service to the Community by The Native American Recruitment and Retention Center and The American Indian Science and Engineering Society

  • Sigma Xi Scientific Research Society Nomination

  • Ronald McDonalds House of Charities HACER Scholarship Recipient

High School Education

2009 - 2010

2006 - 2010

  • President of the United States Award for Educational Excellence (signed by President Obama)

  • U.S. Department of Treasury and U.S. Department of Education 2010 National Financial Capability Challenge Top Scorer Award

  • California Scholarship Federation Life Membership and Highest Honor for Superior Scholarship and Service

  • Academic Excellence First Honors Bishop Amat Memorial High School

  • International Baccalaureate Diploma Recipient

  • First Honors French 1, French 2, French 3, and IB French, AP Spanish