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NSW CVRN 2022 Professional Development Award

Provides funding to assist CVRN EMCRs with costs associated with participation in professional development or training courses

Purpose:

  • Enable researchers to attend professional development (e.g. media and communications, grant writing courses) or training courses (e.g. research skills) to further their career development 
  • Enhance their career progression and build professional networks

NSW CVRN Professional Development Awards are open to: 

  • Early to mid-career researchers (EMCRs; 0–10 years post PhD) whose research is in the field of cardiovascular disease and related conditions (diabetes, kidney disease, stroke)
  • Employees of a CVRN Umbrella Organisation of affiliated institution
  • Members of the NSW CVRN only

The Award can be used to assist with the registration fees and associated costs to attend professional development and training courses.  

Key dates

Applications openWEDNESDAY 16 March 2022
Applications closeFRIDAY 08 April 2022
Review WEDNESDAY 13 April 2022
AnnouncementMONDAY 18 April 2022

Eligibility

Applicants must:

  • Have been awarded but be no more than 10 years post PhD unless you can demonstrate there are valid circumstances for career disruptions.
  • Be a member of the NSW CVRN and preferably be employed at a NSW CVRN Member Organisation. If you are not a member of the NSW CVRN, it is free to join.
  • Be registered for a professional development or training course between 1 March 2022 and 31 Jun 2022 for which you are applying for funding. NOTE: Confirmation of your training/professional development course is NOT required at the time of your application. However, funding will only be awarded conditional on the training course being attended.

Funding

Up to the value of $2,000 + GST is available to assist with registration fees and associated costs to attend training courses.

Only one course per person will be funded per calendar year.

View instructions for applicants 

apply here  

For more information, please contact the NSW CVRN at cvrn@heartfoundation.org.au
or call 02 9219 2486.

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