Future Leader Fellowships

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The Heart Foundation Future Leader Fellowship supports the best and brightest cardiovascular researchers as they build their research capacity and become leaders of research groups.

We offer two levels of Future Leader Fellowships for PhD graduates 3-10 years post-PhD. 

Level 1 Fellowships

The Level 1 Future Leadership Fellowship offers a generous salary and project funding to cardiovascular researchers. This is to facilitate high impact research outcomes and help researchers secure additional funding from further sources to help support their career and develop as independent researchers.

Eligibility

  • Must be 3–7 years post awarding of their PhD on the application closing date.

  • Be involved in any area of cardiovascular health research including biomedical, clinical, public health and health service delivery.

Duration

4 years.

Value

$90,000 stipend pro rata, plus $40,000 project support per year.

Level 2 Fellowships

The Level 2 Future Leader Fellowship supports researchers to develop their own research portfolio and become leaders of cardiovascular research groups.

Eligibility

  • Must be 7–10 years post awarding of their PhD on the application closing date.

  • Be involved in any area of cardiovascular health research including biomedical, clinical, public health and health service delivery.

Duration

4 years.

Value

$110,000 stipend pro rata, plus $50,000 project support per year.

How to apply

Awardees for 2018 will be announced at the end of November/start of December.

This award will be re-opened in 2019

More information

Contact the Research Team: 

Email  research@heartfoundation.org.au 

Tel: (03) 9321 1581