Grants, Fellowships, and Awards

Grants Awarded:

Dzakovich, M.P. 2017. Metabolomic and Transcriptional Responses in Mice to Diets Containing Red or Tangerine Tomatoes. OARDC Graduate Student SEEDS Grant – $5,000

Dzakovich, M.P., Francis, D.M., Clinton, S.K., Cooperstone, J.L. 2017. Metabolomic and Transcriptional Responses to Diets Containing Red or Tangerine Tomatoes. Foods for Health and Food Innovation Center Metabolomics Seed Grant – $25,000

Cooperstone, J.L., Francis, D.M., Jacobi, S.K., Cichon, M.J., Dzakovich, M.P. 2016. From bitter to better: Exploring natural variation, bioavailability, and tissue distribution of tomato alkaloids. OARDC SEEDS Grant – $50,000

 

Fellowships and Awards:

  • OVIFT Poster Competition Finalist, 2019, ($2000)
  • Selected Student Speaker for the Ohio State Plant Science Symposium, 2019 ($500)
  • First Place HCS Research Symposium PhD Oral Presentation, 2018 ($200)
  • ISHS Young Minds Award, 2018
  • First Place Plant Science Symposium Poster Competition, 2018 ($250)
  • Second Place Research Retreat Poster Competition ($125)
  • IFT Food Communicators Program, 2016
  • John Milner Nutrition and Cancer Research Practicum, 2016
  • HCS Departmental Travel Grant ($500)
  • First Place Research Retreat Oral Proposal Competition ($300)
  • USDA National Needs Fellowship, 2017-2019 ($45,600)
  • OARDC Director’s Research Associateship, 2016 ($22,800)
  • Graduate Fellowship from the Ohio State University, 2015 ($22,800)
  • ASHS Travel Grant, 2015 ($500)
  • First Place MS Student Poster Competition, HLA, 2014 ($400)
  • AAAS Program for Excellence in Science, 2014
  • ASHS Travel Grant, 2014 ($500)
  • First Place MS Student Poster Competition, HLA, 2014 ($400)
  • NSF GRFP Incentive Grant, 2014 ($250)
  • “Smart Farmer” Award from Full Circle Agriculture at Purdue, 2013
  • Charles C. Chappelle Fellowship, 2013-2014 ($35,000)
  • NSF GRFP Incentive Grant, 2013 ($250)
  • Third Place in the Undergraduate Oral Competition at ASHS, 2013
  • First Place on the General Horticulture Comprehension Test at ASHS, 2013
  • “Smart Farmer” Award from Full Circle Agriculture at Purdue, 2012 ($50)
  • First Place in the Undergraduate Oral Competition at ASHS, 2012
  • First Place on the General Horticulture Comprehension Test at ASHS, 2012
  • ASHS Travel Grant, 2012 ($500)
  • Laurenz Greene Research Scholarship, Summer 2012 ($4,500)
  • Laurenz Greene Merit Scholarship, 2010-2011 ($2,000)
  • Robert L. Fuller Memorial Scholarship in Horticulture, 2012 ($3,500)
  • Martin Agriculture Research Fund Scholarship, 2012 ($2,000)
  • Gruel Memorial Scholarship, 2012 ($426)
  • Walter Pugsley Scholarship, 2011 ($500)
  • College of Agriculture Study Abroad Scholarship, 2011 ($500)
  • Horticulture and Landscape Architecture Summer Research Scholarship, 2011 ($2,000)
  • Rex Hall Scholarship, 2011-2012 ($200)
  • Dean’s Scholars Program, 2009-2013
  • James A. McClintock Memorial Scholarship, 2009-2012 ($6,800)
  • University Honors Program, 2009-2012