• Grant for Groundbreaking Research from Radboud University Centre for Language Studies, awarded June 2018.
  • Grant from Incentive Fund Open Access from the Netherlands Organisation for Scientific Research (NWO), awarded April 2017.
  • Five year Aspasia individual grant from NWO, awarded March 2017.
  • Co-applicant: Grant from open access fund University of British Columbia, Canada, awarded October 2016.
  • Co-applicant: Funding for PhD project Monica Wagner from Radboud University internal competition, awarded February 2016.
  • Co-applicant: Additional funding for PhD project Claire Goriot from European Platform (now EP-Nuffic), awarded 2015.
  • Five year Vidi career development grant from NWO, for the project We learn from our mistakes – or do we? Towards more efficient use of talking and listening experience in a second language, awarded May 2015.
  • Co-investigator: Effects of native language and linguistic exposure on non-native listeners’ use of prosodic cues in speech segmentation; PI: Tremblay, A. National Science Foundation Research Grant, awarded August 2014.
  • Co-applicant: Funding for PhD project Claire Goriot from Radboud University internal competition, awarded July 2014.
  • Carter, D., & Broersma, M. How cognates affect codeswitching: A large-scale study of Welsh-English bilinguals. British Academy Small Research Grant, awarded February 2011.
  • Three year Veni career development grant from NWO, for the project Relearning a lost language: Speech perception in Korean by adoptees, awarded July 2006.
  • Three months Marie Curie Fellowship from the European Commission, awarded July 2003.
  • Three year Ph.D. stipend from the Max Planck Society, Germany, awarded November 2000.


  • Max Planck Society Otto Hahn Medal for outstanding scientific achievements, June 2007.
  • One of the hundred most promising women of the year, BLVD (a Dutch popular lifestyle magazine - no longer existent), 2006.
  • Second place Best Student Paper Competition, 147th Meeting of the Acoustical Society of America, New York, May 2004.
  • Thesis Award from the Dutch Association of Applied Linguistics Anéla, December 2000.
  • Cum laude (the highest distinction possible) for undergraduate degree in Applied Linguistics from Nijmegen University (presently Radboud University), The Netherlands, August 2000.