Academy of Educators Educational Grant Awards

At A Glance

Eligibility: Academy of Educators members
Total Amount: $4,000 ($1,000 per recipient)
Deadline: Sept. 2, 2014 


The Academy of Educators will be awarding $1,000 grants to four academy members to use to develop course or curricular materials or teaching tools related to gastroenterology and hepatology, innovative assessment tools, mentorship programs, or to complete research projects in GI and hepatology education.

Awardees will be asked to reflect on their experience at the following year’s AGA Academy Plenary Session during Digestive Disease Week® (DDW) and would be most welcome to submit their work for presentation in other venues at DDW.


Applicants must be a member of the AGA Academy of Educators. If you are not currently a member of the academy, you must submit your completed application for membership prior to consideration for an award. Apply for membership in the academy.

Application Process

Applications should include a CV and a brief description of the plan (maximum of three pages single-spaced) for using the grant award. The description should include:

  • Goals and objectives.
  • An analysis of the educational gap that will be addressed in the project.
  • A discussion of the specific curriculum, program or research project proposed.
  • An explanation of how you will evaluate/assess your creation.
  • A plan for how the money will be utilized (travel, tution to advance educational skills, software, etc.)

Please submit completed applications to by Sept. 2, 2014. (Please note that this deadline falls on the Tuesday after the U.S. Labor Day Holiday.) Recepients will be notified on Oct. 16, 2014. 

For more information, please contact Paula Dorfman at