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Research Awards

The AGA Research Foundation provides over $2 million annually to spur discoveries in gastroenterology and hepatology.
$300,000
4 Awards
3 Year Term
This award provides $100,000 per year for three years (totaling $300,000) to early-career faculty (i.e., investigator, instructor, research associate or equivalent) working toward an independent career in digestive disease research.

Application Opens:

August 12, 2021

Application Deadline:

November 10, 2021
Closed: Applications Under Review
N/A
14 Awards
1 Year Term
This award supports recipients who are graduate students, medical students or medical residents (residents up to postgraduate year three) giving abstract-based oral or poster presentations at Digestive Disease Week® (DDW). The top scoring abstract will be designated the Student Abstract of the Year.

Application Opens:

December 11, 2020

Application Deadline:

February 24, 2021
Closed: Applications Under Review
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2 Awards
1 Year Term
This award provides support to early career (i.e., 35 years of age or younger at the time of Digestive Disease Week® (DDW)) basic, translational or clinical investigators residing outside North America giving abstract-based oral or poster presentations at DDW.

Application Opens:

December 11, 2020

Application Deadline:

February 24, 2021
Closed: Applications Under Review
N/A
14 Awards
1 Year Term
This award supports recipients who are MD, PhD or equivalent fellows giving abstract-based oral or poster presentations at Digestive Disease Week® (DDW). The top scoring abstract will be designated the Fellow Abstract of the Year.

Application Opens:

December 11, 2020

Application Deadline:

February 24, 2021
Closed: Applications Under Review
$5,400
6 Awards
10 Week Term
These fellowships support undergraduate students from groups traditionally underrepresented in biomedical research to perform 10 weeks of research related to digestive diseases under the mentorship of top investigators in the fields of gastroenterology and hepatology. The award provides a stipend, funding to offset travel and meal expenses, and opportunities to learn about future training and career options.

Application Opens:

December 4, 2020

Application Deadline:

February 24, 2021
Closed: Applications Under Review
$300,000
1 Award
3 Year Term
This award provides $100,000 per year for three years (totaling $300,000) to early-career faculty (i.e., investigator, instructor, research associate or equivalent) working toward an independent career in celiac disease research.

Application Opens:

August 7, 2020

Application Deadline:

November 9, 2020
Closed: Applications Under Review
$300,000
1 Award
3 Year Term
This award provides $100,000 per year for three years (totaling $300,000) to early-career faculty (i.e., investigator, instructor, research associate or equivalent) working toward an independent career in inflammatory bowel disease (IBD) research.

Application Opens:

August 7, 2020

Application Deadline:

November 9, 2020
Closed: Applications Under Review
$300,000
1 Award
3 Year Term
This award provides $100,000 per year for three years (totaling $300,000) to early-career faculty (i.e., investigator, instructor, research associate or equivalent) working toward an independent career in digestive disease health disparities research.

Application Opens:

August 7, 2020

Application Deadline:

November 9, 2020
Closed: Applications Under Review
$30,000
3 Awards
1 Year Term
This award provides $30,000 for one year to independent investigators at any career stage researching new directions in gastroenterology- or hepatology-related areas.

Application Opens:

June 25, 2020

Application Deadline:

September 2, 2020
Closed: Applications Under Review
$30,000
3 Awards
1 Year Term
This award provides $30,000 for one year to independent investigators at any career stage researching new directions focused on improving the diagnosis and treatment of inflammatory bowel disease (IBD).

Application Opens:

June 25, 2020

Application Deadline:

September 2, 2020
Closed: Applications Under Review
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