AGA Young Guts Scholar (YGS) Program

The American Gastroenterological Association (AGA) is now accepting applications for its Young Guts Scholar (YGS) Program through Tuesday, May 16, 2023.

The AGA Young Guts Scholar (YGS) Program offers six undergraduate students from underrepresented backgrounds the opportunity to conduct mentored digestive disease research throughout the 2023-24 academic year. The award provides a $6,000 stipend, AGA membership, and a travel allowance to attend Digestive Disease Week® 2024.  

Complete applicant eligibility, application requirements and award terms are found on the YGS webpage. Please contact AGA awards staff at with any questions.