Grants, Fellowships, and Awards
Fellowships and Awards
- Martens, M. (April, 2017). “Expanding the Bournemouth Fellowship.” College of Communication and Information, Kent State University. Research and Creative Activity Grant: $11,249.00. Partially Funded: $2,200.
- Rinnert, G., Mooney, M. & Martens, M. (2015). CCI Seed Grant: Animated Alphabet App. Collaborative grant to develop an early literacy app with two faculty members from Visual Communication Design. Requested $10,000. (Funded – Summer 2015.).
- Martens, M. (2014: November). Kent State University Research Travel Grant: $500 (Funded – Spring 2015).
- Subgrant: Reinberger Foundation, $10,000 to create digital extension of Marantz Picturebook Collection. (Funded - Spring 2013).
- SC&I, Rutgers University Travel Grant: $800 (Spring 2012)
- SC&I, Rutgers University Travel Grant: $700 (Spring 2011)
- SC&I, Rutgers University Travel Grant: $400 (Fall 2010)
- American Library Association’s Library History Round Table travel reimbursement grant to attend the Library History Seminar in Madison, WI: $350 (Fall 2010)
- SC&I, Rutgers University Travel Grant: $150 (Spring 2010)
- SCILS, Rutgers University Travel Grant: $500 (Spring 2009)
- Graduate School of New Brunswick Travel Grant: $100 (Summer 2009)
Fellowships and Awards
- 2017-2019 Research Fellow, The Centre for the Study of Journalism, Culture and Community at Bournemouth University, Bournemouth, UK. Funded: £800. https://research.bournemouth.ac.uk/centre/journalism-culture-and-community/
- 2016 Kent State University, University Teaching Council, Faculty Recognition Award
- 2014 Ezra Jack Keats/Janina Domaska de Grummond Children’s Literature Collection Research Fellow. $1,450
- 2012 Eugene Garfield Doctoral Dissertation Fellowship. $3,000
- 2012 Rutgers University: Library and Information Science “Teaching Assistant of the Year” Award (second time)
- Member, Beta Phi Mu, the International Library & Information Studies Honor Society
- 2011 ALISE/LMC Paper Award: The Librarian Lion: Constructing Children's Literature Through Connections, Capital, and Criticism (1910-1941). $1,000
- 2009-2011 Carole Barham Scholar, Center for International Scholarship in School Libraries (CISSL), Rutgers University
- 2009 Rutgers University: Library and Information Science “Teaching Assistant of the Year” Award (first time)
- 2006 Graduate School of Library and Information Science (GSLIS), University of Illinois at Urbana-Champaign: Alice Lohrer Award for Literature and Library Services to Youth