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2022 Postdoctoral Fellowship

The Postdoctoral Fellowship aims to identify the best and brightest (recent) PhD graduates, give them a boost to their research career and enhance their ability to attract and secure future funding.

This Award is aimed at early career researchers and seeks to identify the strongest emerging Australian talent who have just completed or nearing completion of their doctoral studies (PhD). The successful Postdoctoral Fellow will have not just a demonstrated strong track record during their PhD but also be actively engaged in leadership development such as supervision of students demonstrating the potential to become a leader in their research field.  

To be eligible, you must have been awarded your PhD no more than 3 years prior to the application closing date.  

What's the value of the fellowship?

Stipend Year 1$75,000
Stipend Year 2$76,200

When can you apply? 
Applications open:  28 February 2022
Applications close:  8 April 2022
Successful applicants notified: October 2022

How should you apply? 
Applications must be submitted via the Heart Foundation’s Researcher Portal. 

Please download the Research Program Funding Guideline for more details including eligibility requirements and the application process.

Apply Now  

Please note: The application will only be available on the portal from the open date.

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