Research Grant

Research Scholar Award (RSA)

Total Award Amount: $270,000

Term: 3 years

Number of Awards: 5

Application Deadline: Sept. 25, 2015

Start Date: July 1, 2016

Eligible Categories: Career Development, Young Investigators

The Research Scholar Award (RSA) enables young investigators, instructors, research associates or equivalents to develop independent and productive research careers in digestive diseases by ensuring that a major proportion of their time is protected for research.

Research Grant

AGA-Rome Foundation Functional GI and Motility Disorders Pilot Research Award

Total Award Amount: $50,000

Term: 1 year

Number of Awards: 2

Application Deadline: Jan. 15, 2016

Start Date: July 1, 2016

Eligible Categories: Career Development, Established Investigators, Young Investigators

This research initiative grant for $50,000 for one year is offered to early stage and established investigators to support pilot research projects pertaining to functional GI and motility disorders. This award is jointly sponsored by the Rome Foundation and AGA.

Research Grant

AGA-Elsevier Pilot Research Award

Total Award Amount: $25,000

Term: 1 year

Number of Awards: 2

Application Deadline: Jan. 15, 2016

Start Date: July 1, 2016

Eligible Categories: Career Development, Established Investigators, Young Investigators

This research initiative grant for $25,000 for one year is offered to investigators to support pilot research projects in gastroenterology-or hepatology-related areas.

Research Grant

AGA-Elsevier Gut Microbiome Pilot Research Award

Total Award Amount: $25,000

Term: 1 year

Number of Awards: 1

Application Deadline: Jan. 15, 2016

Start Date: July 1, 2015

Eligible Categories: Career Development, Established Investigators, Young Investigators

This research initiative grant for $25,000 for one year is offered to early stage and established investigators to support pilot research projects pertaining to the gut microbiome.

Research Grant

AGA-Caroline Craig Augustyn & Damian Augustyn Award in Digestive Cancer

Total Award Amount: $40,000

Term: 1 year

Number of Awards: 1

Application Deadline: Jan. 29, 2016

Start Date: July 1, 2016

Eligible Categories: Career Development, Young Investigators

This grant provides a one-time $40,000 award to a young investigator, instructor, research associate or equivalent who currently holds a federal or non-federal career development award devoted to conducting research related to digestive cancer.

Research Grant

AGA-Covidien Research & Development Pilot Award in Technology

Total Award Amount: $30,000/$1,000

Term: 1 year

Number of Awards: 1

Application Deadline: Jan. 29, 2016

Start Date: July 1, 2016

Eligible Categories: Career Development, Established Investigators, Young Investigators

This research initiative grant for $30,000 for one year is offered to investigators to support the research and development of novel devices or technologies that will potentially impact the diagnosis or treatment of digestive disease.

Research Grant

16th AGA-June & Donald O. Castell, MD, Esophageal Clinical Research Award

Total Award Amount: $25,000

Term: 1 year

Number of Awards: 1

Application Deadline: Jan. 29, 2016

Start Date: July 1, 2016

Eligible Categories: Career Development, Young Investigators

One award of $25,000 will provide research and/or salary support for junior faculty involved in clinical research in esophageal diseases.

Student Award

AGA Investing in the Future Student Research Fellowship

Total Award Amount: $5,000

Term: 1 year

Number of Awards: 12

Application Deadline: Feb. 5, 2016

Start Date: April 1, 2016

Eligible Categories: Student Award

This fellowship provides 10 awards at $5,000 for underrepresented minority undergraduate and medical school students to perform eight to 10 weeks of research related to digestive diseases or nutrition.

Student Award

AGA-Eli & Edythe Broad Student Research Fellowship(s)

Total Award Amount: $2,500

Term: 10 weeks

Number of Awards: 10

Application Deadline: Feb. 12, 2016

Start Date: June 1, 2016

Eligible Categories: Student Award

Awards are offered to support high school students performing digestive disease or nutrition research for a minimum of 10 weeks.

DDW Travel Award

AGA/AGA-GRG Fellow Travel and Abstract of the Year Awards

Total Award Amount: Up to $1,000

Term: DDW Travel

Number of Awards: 12

Application Deadline: Feb. 26, 2016

Start Date: July 1, 2016

Eligible Categories: Fellow Travel Award

These awards were created to encourage trainees to become more involved in digestive disease research.

DDW Travel Award

AGA-Moti L. & Kamla Rustgi International Travel Awards

Total Award Amount: $750

Term: DDW Travel

Number of Awards: 2

Application Deadline: Feb. 26, 2016

Start Date: July 1, 2016

Eligible Categories: Travel Award, Young Investigators

This award provides $750 to two young basic, translational or clinical investigators residing outside North America to support their travel and related expenses to attend DDW.

Student Award w/DDW Travel Award

AGA Student Abstract Prizes

Total Award Amount: Up to $1,000

Term: DDW Travel

Number of Awards: 11

Application Deadline: March 4, 2016

Start Date: July 1, 2016

Eligible Categories: Student Award, Travel Award

Eight travel awards of $500 each will be given to high school, undergraduate, graduate and medical students who have submitted abstracts chosen by the AGA to be presented during Digestive Disease Week® (DDW).