Scholarship details

Funding Body:

National Heart Foundation of Australia


Heart Foundation Australian Indigenous Scholarships

Research Areas:

Health Sciences


Postgraduate Research


Heart Foundation research scholarships complement other PhD funding sources by strategically providing support for the development of cardiovascular research capacity in under-represented areas of expertise.

The Australian Indigenous Scholarship is designed to encourage and support Aboriginal and Torres Strait Islander peoples to undertake a PhD or Masters (by research) in cardiovascular research.

The Heart Foundation believes that strengthening the research capacity and workforce in Aboriginal and Torres Strait Islander cardiovascular research will, in turn, have a broader impact on the health of Aboriginal and Torres Strait Islander peoples.


Applicants must be identified Aboriginal or Torres Strait Islander peoples.

Amount awarded:

Stipend of up to $40,000 per annum for up to 2 years for a Masters, or up to 3 years for a PhD.

Application guide:

Please download and read the Scholarships Office Submission Guidelines (see below) and follow the information to complete the applications.

Please note that the closing date at Scholarships Office is 21 June 2013.



Closing date:

21 June 2013