According to the Jacobs Foundation, the Research Fellowship Program "is a globally competitive fellowship program for early career researchers whose work is dedicated to improving the development, learning and living conditions of children and youth." Beltz won an Early Career Research Fellowship for her project "Beyond ‘mean girls’ and the ‘average Joe’: Using person-specific models to quantify daily gendered phenomena important for learning." Read more about Beltz's fellowship on the Jacobs Foundation website.