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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.

$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 Deadline:

January 12, 2022

Funding Start Date:

June 1, 2022
Active: Accepting Applications Now
$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 1, 2022

Application Deadline:

May 4, 2022
Upcoming: Not Open For Applications
$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 Opens:

May 19, 2021

Application Deadline:

July 21, 2021
Closed: Not Open For Applications
$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 Opens:

May 19, 2021

Application Deadline:

July 21, 2021
Closed: Not Open For Applications
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