SIRE (Scholarly Inquiry and Research Experience) Fellowship for Graduate Students in the Humanities and Social Sciences, Emory University


Teaching Grant, Department of English, Emory University, for hosting guest speaker, Amruta Patil, for ENG 213W: “Odbhuth” India: Queer Vernaculars of Indian Literature

Spring Series Grant, co-sponsored by Studies in Sexualities Advisory Board, the Office of LGBT Life, and the Department of Film and Media, Emory University, towards organising ““Odbhuth” India: A Spring Series on Queer Indian Cinema of the 1990s”

MLA Convention Grant, Modern Language Association of America, for travel to and attendance at the 2024 MLA Convention, Philadelphia, PA, USA


Edward Guiliano Global Fellowship, Modern Language Association of America, for research visit to the Berg Collection, New York Public Library, New York City, NY, USA

Professional Development Support Funds (Training and Research), Emory University, for research visit to the Harry Ransom Center, The University of Texas at Austin, Austin, TX, USA


Professional Development Support Funds (Training and Research), Emory University, for research visits to Wren Library, Trinity College, University of Cambridge; King’s College Archive Centre, King’s College, Cambridge; and Special Collections, University of Reading, UK

MacMillan Center for International and Area Studies travel grant to attend Queering Masculinities in the Middle East and South Asia (March 31— April 2, 2022), closed workshop at Yale University, New Haven, USA


RedInk Awards for Excellence in Journalism, 2021, Arts (Print), Nominee, for “Blending Out: Salman Toor’s Paintings Reveal a Spectrum of Queer Lives,” The Caravan


The Studies in Sexualities Essay Prize, Best Graduate Student Essay, for “(Over)Bearing Desires: Reassessing hegemonic masculinity and validating female carnality in Radhika Govindrajan’s “The Bear Who Loved a Woman”,” Emory University


TOTO Award for Creative Writing in English, 2020, Longlist


Laney Graduate School Fellowship for Doctoral Studies at Emory University


Felix Scholarship for Graduate Studies at the University of Oxford, Oxford, UK