Research Grant (2017). Economic Research Forum – ERF.
Project: Achieving growht throught the ballotbox. The politics of Turkey's local economic development.
Giorgio Leonardi Best Doctoral Dissertation Award (2016, first equal). AISRe - Italian Regional Science Association.
Middle East Initiative Fellowship (2016). Harvard University, link.
Emirates Foundation Award (2014). LSE Middle East Centre, link.
Gündüz Atalık Young Researcher Prize for the best paper in regional science (2014). Turkish Regional Science Association.
Research Fellowship (2014). TÜBİTAK – National Scientific Research Council of Turkey.
Project: The governance and politics of local economic development. Turkey after 2002.
Research Studentship (2012/2015). London School of Economics.
Research Fellowship (2012). TÜBİTAK – National Scientific Research Council of Turkey.
Project: The political economy of regional development policies. Socio-political factors and the territorial distribution of fixed capital investments in Turkey.
Prize Best MSc theses of the year (2011). University of Turin.
Production and Post-production Prize (co-winner, 2009). Piedmont Film Fund, Italy.
Best documentary-film Subject (co-winner, 2008). DocFilm Festival Hai Visto Mai?, Italy.