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.

2014–2015 AGA Research Foundation Awards: At a Glance

Award Name Eligible Category

Award Amount

Term # of Awards Application Deadline Start Date
R. Robert & Sally Funderburg Research Award in Gastric Cancer Established Investigators $100,000 2 years 1 Aug. 29, 2014 Jan. 1, 2015
Research Scholar Award (RSA) Career Development $270,000 3 years 3

Oct. 17, 2014

July 1, 2015
AGA Caroline Craig Augustyn & Damian Augustyn Award in Digestive Cancer Young Investigator w/ a Career Development Award $40,000 1 year 1 Jan. 17, 2014 July 1, 2014
AGA June & Donald O. Castell, MD, Esophageal Clinical Research Award Career Development $25,000 1 year 1 Jan. 17, 2014 July 1, 2014
AGA-Elsevier Gut Microbiome Pilot Research Award

Career Development

Established Investigators

$25,000 1 year 1 Jan. 17, 2014 July 1, 2014
AGA-Elsevier Pilot Research Award

Career Development

Established Investigators

$25,000 1 year 3

Jan. 17, 2014

July 1, 2014
AGA Investing in the Future Student Research Fellowship Student Award $5,000 2.5 Months 10 Feb. 7, 2014 TBD
AGA/AGA-Eli & Edythe Broad Student Research Fellowship(s) Student Award

$2,500

$3,000

1 year

TBD

Feb. 14, 2014

June 1, 2014
AGA Fellow Abstract Prizes Travel Award $1,000 DDW Travel 3

Feb. 28, 2014

July 1, 2014
AGA Student Abstract Prizes

Student Award

Travel Award

$500

$1,000
DDW Travel

8

3

Feb. 28, 2014

July 1, 2014
AGA-Moti L. & Kamla Rustgi International Travel Awards Travel Award $750 DDW Travel 2

Feb. 28, 2014

July 1, 2014
new AGA-Aptalis Research Award in Pancreatic Disease Young Investigators $100,000 2 years 1 June 6, 2014 Oct. 1, 2014
new AGA Microbiome Junior Investigator Research Award Young Investigators $30,000 2 years 1

June 6, 2014

Oct. 1, 2014
new AGA-Pfizer JAK-IBD Research Grant Investigators $100,000 2 years 1 June 6, 2014 Oct. 1, 2014