Awards & Grants


International Joseph Greenberg Award granted by the Association for Linguistic Typology for the best PhD dissertation defended in 2013 – 2014


Swiss Academy of Humanities and Social Sciences Mobility Grant to participate in the Conference on Historical Linguistics, Sant Antonio, Texas, July 31 – August 4, 2017

Swiss Government Excellence Scholarship for Foreign Students to conduct a postdoctoral research at Zurich University, Switzerland, 2016 – 2017

Max Planck Institute for Evolutionary Anthropology Research Grant to conduct research as a visiting scholar, Leipzig, Germany, October 20 – November 30, 2014

Association for Linguistic Typology Mobility Grant to participate in the international conference ALT in Hong Kong, China, July 21 – July 24, 2011

Explo’ra doc International Mobility Grant awarded by the Rhône-Alpes region in France, to stay six months in the selected research unit as a visiting PhD student, 2010

Mobility Training Grant awarded by the Laboratory Dynamique du Langage to stay one month at University of Lancaster as a visiting PhD student, England, 2009

French Ministry of National Education and Research Scholarship to conduct a PhD study at University Lyon 2, France, 2007 – 2009