The purpose of the Stroke Prevention Grant (SPG) is to generate an innovative and collaborative program of research demonstrating Australia’s capacity to address and solve a significant problem within the prevention of stroke.
Two levels of fellowships supporting the best and brightest cardiovascular researchers as they build their research capacity and become leaders.
Encourage and support early-career cardiovascular health researchers to develop research skills and independence.
Funding to test the feasibility of innovative concepts in public health or health services, including clinical service delivery.
To encourage and support cardiovascular health professionals to undertake a PhD.
To help Aboriginal and Torres Strait Islander peoples undertake a PhD or masters by research in cardiovascular research.
For Heart Foundation funded scholars and postdoctoral fellows to visit other research facilities to collaborate and share knowledge.
Enable researchers to partner with the Heart Foundation to apply for NHMRC, ARC and other funding, for large-scale cardiovascular research projects.
For NSW collaborative research proposals relevant to cardiovascular disease, including stroke, diabetes and kidney disease.
In 2016, the NSW CVRN will offer a Women and Heart Disease Grant for a research project which has been designed to focus specifically on heart disease in women.