Health Professional Scholarships

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Health Professional Scholars are established health professionals who have become active in research through the undertaking of a PhD. Applicants will be encouraged to continue their cardiovascular health practice during their PhD, whilst being encouraged to develop evidence-based health practice and research translation. 

Health professionals who have a strong research background are uniquely placed to champion and lead the translation of research into practice, with the potential to produce immediate health outcomes. 


  • Established health professionals, however, recently graduated health professionals are also eligible. 
  • Priority is given to health professionals working in cardiovascular healthcare. This includes but is not limited to general practitioners, clinicians, cardiologists, nurses, physiotherapists, pharmacists, other health professionals. 
  • Be involved in any area of cardiovascular health research including biomedical, clinical, public health and health service delivery. 

Download the Health Professional Scholarship eligibility requirements for more information.

Stipend - Year 1  $40,000
Stipend - Year 2 $40,700
Stipend - Year 3 $41,400

Important dates

  • Applications open – February 3, 2020
  • Applications close – May 1, 2020
  • Successful applicants notified – Early July

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Download the Health Professional Scholarships - 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