Benjamin Young holds memberships in a number of honors and professional societies, including Phi Beta Kappa and the Regents Scholars Society. Recent awards include:

  • Rockefeller Fellow, Princeton University
  • Presidential Service Award, Columbia University
  • NYC Service Leader Award, City of New York
  • Volunteer Partnership Award, American Red Cross
  • Otis Fellows Doctoral Award, Columbia University
  • New Media Teaching Fellow, Columbia University