Future Leader Fellowships

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

The award closed on the 11 April 2018.

Please find our 2018 Eligibility and Award Stipulations (PDF), Instructions to applicants (PDF) and an Example Application Form (PDF)

For optimal use of the online form, we recommend that you use a Chrome browser.

Upon submission, the Administering Institution’s Research Office is required to review the application and either endorse it or request changes to the application.

More information

Contact the Research Team: 

Email  research@heartfoundation.org.au 

Tel: (03) 9321 1581

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