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July 1, 2020

Explore the 2021 AGA Research Awards

Applications now open for the AGA specialty and pilot awards.
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Each year, the AGA Research Foundation awards more than $2 million in funding to support talented investigators who are transforming our understanding and treatment of digestive disorders.

We are now accepting applications for our specialty and pilot awards. Visit the AGA website to view a full listing of funding opportunities for the 2020-2021 awards cycle, or follow the links below to learn more about awards now accepting applications.

Cancer research awards applications due July 29, 2020.

These awards provide funding to established or early career faculty working toward curing digestive cancers.

  • AGA-Caroline Craig Augustyn & Damian Augustyn Award in Digestive Cancer
  • AGA-R. Robert & Sally Funderburg Research Award in Gastric Cancer

Pilot research awards applications due Sept. 2, 2020.

These awards provide investigators at any career stage with seed funding to turn an innovative research idea into reality.

  • AGA Pilot Research Awards
  • AGA-Medtronic Pilot Research Award in Technology Innovation

Make sure you’re putting your best foot forward. Read our award resources which include award FAQs, tips for preparing an application and report templates. Need some inspiration? Meet our awardees and learn about the amazing research being conducted by our current and former winners.

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