Postdoctoral Fellowships

Heart Foundation Postdoctoral Fellowships encourage and support early-career cardiovascular health researchers to develop research skills and independence.

The Fellowships help further their research career as they become more competitive for future funding from a range of sources.

Fellowships are available to PhD graduates in the first 3 years after obtaining their PhD. 

By offering generous support for researchers through Postdoctoral Fellowships, the Heart Foundation is fostering future leaders of research, leading to the development of sustainable cardiovascular research in Australia.


  • Applicants must be in their first 3 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.


2 years


Stipend of $75,000 pro rata per year.

How to apply

Open now. Closes 21th April 2017.

Please find our 2017 Instructions to applicants (PDF) and Application form (DOC)

More information

Contact the Research Team: 


Tel. (03) 9321 1581

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