Future Leader Fellowships

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

We offer 2 levels of Future Leader Fellowships for PhD graduates 3-10 years post-PhD. 

Level 1 Fellowships

Level 1 Future Leadership Fellowships offer generous salary and project funding to cardiovascular researchers to facilitate high impact research outcomes, and help them secure additional funding from other sources to support their career and help them develop as independent researchers.

Eligibility

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

Aplications for  2016 are now closed

As an example, please find our 2016  instructions to applicants (PDF) and application form (DOC).

More information

Contact the Research Team: 

Email  research@heartfoundation.org.au 

Tel. (03) 9321 1581

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