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Australian Indigenous Scholarships

Applications for Australian Indigenous Scholarships commencing in 2018 are closed.

Key dates

16 June 2017: Draft PDF version of application emailed to Research Office for compliance review and feedback. *when the application is ready for compliance review, DO NOT choose 'confirm'. Instead, choose 'print this page' and save as PDF*
21 June 2017: Final version of application submitted to Research Office for endorsement and final submission. *do not submit the application until you have received feedback and have been advised to do so by the Research Office* Completed Endorsement Forms must be sent to the Research Office prior to submission
23 June 2017: Heart Foundation closing date

Key changes to 2017 application process

  • Applications are now submitted via an online application process.
  • Applicants are required to collect following endorsements prior to submission:
    • 2 referees
    • Supervisor
    • Head of Department

Scheme description

These scholarships are designed to encourage and support Aboriginal and Torres Strait Islander peoples to undertake a PhD or masters by research in cardiovascular research.

Applicants can propose to work in any area of cardiovascular health research including biomedical, clinical, public health and health service delivery.


Applicants must be identified Aboriginal or Torres Strait Islander peoples who wish to undertake a PhD or Masters (by research) in cardiovascular research.

Only those applicants who have yet to commence their PhD or Masters or who have completed less than 12 months of work (at 1.0 FTE) towards their PhD or Masters at the time of application are eligible to apply.

Application documentation

Research Office contacts

Rebecca Erlich 8532 1772
Cherry Yu 8532 1774

This page was last modified on 27/06/17

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