Heart Foundation PhD scholarship


Enrolment status New students, Currently enrolled students
Student type Domestic students
Level of study Higher Degree by Research
Study area Health and Behavioural Sciences, Medicine
HDR funding type Living stipend scholarship
Scholarship value Approximately $40,000 per annum indexed annually
Scholarship duration Three years full time; or 0.5 FTE pro-rated
Opening date 17 May 2021
Closing date 2 July 2021


This Scholarship provides funding to support successful applicants to attain a research based postgraduate degree (Doctor of Philosophy or Research Masters degree). It will support outstanding graduates early in their careers so they can be trained to conduct cardiovascular health and medical research that is internationally competitive.


To be eligible, you must meet the entry requirements for a higher degree by research

Please also review the eligibility requirements found on the Heart Foundation website.

Australian or New Zealand citizen, a permanent Australian resident or have applied for Australian permanent residency

Applicant must not exceed 12 calendar months of full-time equivalent enrolment for a PhD degree, or six calendar months for a Masters Degree by Research, up to 31 December in the year of application.

Before you get started

If this scholarship has rules, download and read them.

How to apply

Follow the Apply now link. You must send your application endorsement form to agreements@gradschool.uq.edu.au for approval by 2 July 2021.

Terms and conditions

Download the Funding Guidelines.

Read the policy on UQ Research Scholarships.