Faculty Fellow, National Association of Television Program Executives (NATPE) Conference, January 17-19, Miami Beach, FL, 2017.

University Travel Grant, Texas A&M International University, 2016-17.

Divisional Travel Grant, Media Industry Studies Interest Group, International Communication Association, June 2016

Graduate School Senior Doctoral Fellowship, Center for the Humanities at Temple, 2016.

Dissertation Completion Grant, Graduate School, Temple University, 2016 (Declined)

Travel Grant, International Communication Association, 2015.

Top Student Paper Award, Global Communication and Social Change Division, International Communication Association, 2014.

Graduate Assistantship, School of Communication, Temple University, 2013-2015.

Travel Grant, School of Media and Communication, Temple University, 2011- 2015.

Global Korea Scholarship, National Institute for International Education, 2010-2012.

2nd Place, Documentary Film Category, the CUNY Asian American Film Festival, 2009.

Winner, Short Novel, 80th Annual Spring Literary Contest, The Chosun Ilbo (Nationwide Newspaper), 2001.