Grants

The AGA offers research funding support through its foundation. Career Development and Established Investigator awards provide funding support for GI investigators at every stage of their research careers.

2015–2016 AGA Research Foundation Awards: At a Glance

 

Award Name Eligible Category

Total Award Amount

Term # of Awards Application Deadline Start Date
AGA-Moti L. & Kamla Rustgi International Travel Awards Travel Award $750 DDW Travel 2

March 6, 2015

July 2015
AGA Student Abstract Prizes

Student Award

Travel Award

$500

$1,000
DDW Travel

8

3

March 6, 2015

July 2015
newAGA-CCFA-Janssen Biotech Research Grant in Inflammatory Bowel Diseases Epigenetic Research Young
Investigators
$300,000 3 years 1 March 15, 2015 August 2015
newAGA-Athena Troxel Blackburn Research Scholar Award in Neuroenteric Disease Junior Faculty $270,000 3 years 1 June 5, 2015 October 2015
AGA-Boston Scientific Career Development Technology and Innovation Award Young Investigators $150,000 2 years 1 June 5, 2015 October 2015
AGA Microbiome Junior Investigator Research Award Young Investigators $60,000 2 years 1 June 5, 2015 October 2015
new AGA-Gilead Sciences Research Scholar Award in Liver Disease Junior Faculty $270,000 3 years 1 June 25, 2015 October 2015
new AGA-Takeda Pharmaceuticals International Research Scholar Award in Gut Microbiome Research Junior Faculty $270,000 3 years 1 Aug. 14, 2015 October 2015
new AGA-Takeda Pharmaceuticals International Research Scholar Award in Neurogastroenterology Junior Faculty $270,000 3 years 1 Aug. 14, 2015 October 2015
AGA-R. Robert and Sally Funderburg
Research Award in Gastric Cancer
Established Investigator $100,000 2 years 1 Aug. 21, 2015 July 2016
Research Scholar Awards Career Development $270,000 3 years TBD Oct. 16, 2015 July 2016
AGA-Rome Foundation Functional GI and Motility Disorders Pilot Research Award

Career Development

Established Investigators

$50,000 1 year 2 Jan. 15, 2016 July 2016
AGA-Elsevier Pilot Research Award

Career Development

Established Investigators

$25,000 1 year 2 Jan. 15, 2016 July 2016
AGA-Elsevier Gut Microbiome Pilot Research Award

Career Development

Established Investigators

$25,000 1 year 1 Jan. 15, 2016 July 2016
AGA-Caroline Craig Augustyn & Damian Augustyn Award in Digestive Cancer Young Investigator w/ a Career Development Award $40,000 1 year 1 Jan. 15, 2016 July 2016