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Research & Awards

Specialty Awards

The objective of these unique funding mechanisms is to provide support for projects that work toward curing digestive cancers.

The applicant audience includes established investigators or young faculty (not fellows) with a full-time faculty position at an institution in North America.

$40,000
1 Awards
1 Year Term
This award provides $40,000 for one year to an early career investigator who currently holds a federal or non-federal career development award devoted to conducting research related to digestive cancer.

Application Deadline:

July 19, 2022

Funding Start Date:

January 3, 2023
Active: Accepting Applications Now
$100,000
1 Award
2 Year Term
This award provides $50,000 per year for two years (totaling $100,000) to an established investigator working on novel approaches in gastric cancer research.

Application Deadline:

July 19, 2022

Funding Start Date:

January 3, 2022
Active: Accepting Applications Now
$130,000
1 Award
2 Year Term
This award provides $65,000 annually for two years ($130,000 total) to clinical or postdoctoral fellows seeking to protect time for clinical or translational research in preparation for careers as independent investigators in gastroenterology, hepatology, pancreatology or closely allied fields.

Application Opens:

July 12, 2022

Application Deadline:

September 27, 2022
Upcoming: Preview the Request for Applications
$130,000
2 Awards
2 Year Term
This award provides $65,000 annually for two years ($130,000 total) to clinical or postdoctoral fellows seeking to protect time for clinical or translational research in preparation for careers as independent investigators in gastroenterology, hepatology, pancreatology or closely allied fields.

Application Opens:

July 12, 2022

Application Deadline:

September 27, 2022
Upcoming: Preview the Request for Applications
$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:

September 1, 2022

Application Deadline:

December 14, 2022
Closed: Next Awards Cycle in 2023
$6,075 - $7,575
6 Awards
10 Month Term
This program supports undergraduate students from racial, ethnic and/or other groups traditionally underrepresented in biomedical research to perform mentored research related to digestive diseases throughout the academic year. The award provides a stipend, AGA membership, and a travel allowance to attend Digestive Disease Week®.

Application Opens:

February 15, 2022

Application Deadline:

May 4, 2022
Closed: Applications Under Review
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