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2022 Aboriginal and Torres Strait Islander Award

This award provides funding for research groups and/or individuals researching the Aboriginal and Torres Strait Islander cardiovascular health sphere. Projects are expected to produce tangible outcomes with the potential of creating high-impact change in the Aboriginal and Torres Strait Islander cardiovascular health research community.

Embedded within this project is a capacity building role for a research assistant, PhD student, or another student studying higher degrees. This role should be designed into the project and should be an introductory role in the field of cardiovascular research. The purpose of this role is to encourage more Aboriginal and/or Torres Strait Islander people into cardiovascular research.  

What’s the value of the Grant? 

ANNUAL PROJECT SUPPORT$80,000
CAPACITY BUILDING SUPPORT STIPEND – YEAR 1$40,000
CAPACITY BUILDING SUPPORT STIPEND – YEAR 2$40,700
CAPACITY BUILDING SUPPORT STIPEND – YEAR 3$41,400

When can you apply?
Applications open: 9 May 2022
Applications close: 17 June 2022
Successful applicants notified: October 2022

How should you apply?
Applications must be submitted via the Heart Foundation’s Researcher Portal.

Please download the Research Program Funding Guidelines for more details including eligibility requirements and the application process.  

Apply Now  

Please note: The application will only be available on the portal from the open date.

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