2017/2018, Research Grant from the Centre for Chinese Media and Comparative Communication Research, The Chinese University of Hong Kong. “Media coverage and public opinion on PM2.5 in China: A networked agenda-setting study” (US$3,900)

2016/2017, Research Grant from the Centre for Chinese Media and Comparative Communication Research, The Chinese University of Hong Kong. “Antecedents and consequences of mobile devices as second screen use: A case study of the 2016 Legislative Council Election in Hong Kong” (US$3,900)

2015/2018, Early Career Scheme Research Grant, University Grants Committee, Government of the Hong Kong SAR (US$ 57,000)

2015/2017, Direct Grant for Research, Faculty of Social Science, The Chinese University of Hong Kong. “The use of mobile social media, privacy concerns and democratic engagement” (US$10,320)

2014/2015, Direct Grant for Research, Faculty of Social Science, The Chinese University of Hong Kong. “The role of emotion in individuals’ cognitive process, political attitudes, and political behaviors: A study of political satirical content” (US$5,160)

2012, Dissertation Fellowship, Chiang Ching-Kuo foundation (US$15,000)

2012, Dissertation Writing Fellowship, The University of Texas at Austin

2012, Maxwell McCombs Award For Research Publishing, The University of Texas at Austin

2012, Professional Development Award, Graduate School, The University of Texas at Austin

2011, Pic Wagner Endowed Graduate Fellowship, The University of Texas at Austin

2011, Professional Development Award, Graduate School, The University of Texas at Austin

2010, Ada Frances Miller Fellowship, The University of Texas at Austin

2009, Nettie Doscher More Endowed Fellowship, The University of Texas at Austin

2009, Pic Wagner Endowed Graduate Fellowship, The University of Texas at Austin

2008, Ada Frances Miller Fellowship, The University of Texas at Austin

2008, Professional Development Award, Graduate School, The University of Texas at Austin