Primary Investigator, “Erken Çocukluk Döneminde Aktif Öğrenme Ortamlarının Hazırlanması” (Preparing Active Learning Environments in Early Childhood Years), BAP-08-11-2017-009, METU Research Fund (2017-2019).
Primary Investigator, “Çocuk Gözünden Dış Mekan Oyun Alanları” (Outdoor Play Areas Through the Eyes of Children), BAP-20180051, METU Research Fund (2018-2019).
Awards & Grants
Graduate Study Award
Penn State University Graduate Student Full Scholarship (2009-2014).
ERASMUS Teaching Mobility Grant to University of Turku, Finland (2019).
Article Award for “Teacher preparation for movement education: Increasing pre-service teachers’ competence for working with young children” (2016, METU).
Book Award for “Active Designs for Movement in Early Childhood Environments” (2018, METU).
The Association of Study of Play Scholar Travel Grant to TASP Conference in Florida, USA, 2018.
Jacob Foundation Travel Award to EARLI Conference in Aachen, Germany, 2019.
Dean’s High Honor List