Future Leader Fellowships

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Future Leader Fellows are emerging leaders, the best and brightest in cardiovascular research. Being awarded a fellowship will allow a researcher to build their research capacity as they become leaders of research groups.

The fellowship funds a generous salary along with project funding, to facilitate high impact research outcomes and assist researchers in leveraging funds from further sources to help support their career.


  • Level 1 Fellowship must be 3–7 years post awarding of their PhD on the application closing date. 
  • Level 2 Fellowship 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. 

Download the Fellowship Eligibility requirements for more information.

  Level 1 Level 2
Annual Project support $40,000 $50,000
Stipend - Yaer1  $90,000 $110,000
Stipend - Year 2 $91,500 $112, 000
Stipend - Year 3 $93,000 $114,000
Stipend - Year 4 $94,500 $116,000

Important dates

Applications open: March 2, 2020

Applications close: May 8, 2020

Successful applicants notified: Mid October

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Download the Future Leader Fellowships - How to Apply document for more information on the application process.


*Please note the application will only be available on the portal from the open date