Queensland Advancing Clinical Research Fellowship


Enrolment status New students, Currently enrolled students
Student type Domestic students, International students
Level of study Higher Degree by Research
Study area Health and Behavioural Sciences, Medicine
HDR funding type Living stipend scholarship, Travel Scholarship
Scholarship value Up to $100,000
Scholarship duration 2-4 years
Opening date 15 February 2021
Closing date 26 March 2021


The Queensland Advancing Clinical Research Fellowships (CRF) program funds programs with a clear focus on translation into clinical practice and improved health outcomes.

The CRF recognises that clinician researchers (including doctors, nurses, dentists, allied health practitioners and clinical scientists) are uniquely placed to identify clinical issues that can benefit from further research, lead patient focussed research discoveries and facilitate improved patient care through research translation.

Funding for PhD candidates include PhD Pathway.


  • Support Queensland Health clinician researchers undertake research linked to their practice.
  • Support the career development of Queensland Health’s emerging clinician researchers and research leaders, particularly toward securing competitive research funding from national agencies and other funding sources.
  • Support health and medical research projects that have real potential to lead to better health outcomes for Queenslanders.
  • Build collaborative linkages between Queensland Health and the wider Queensland health and medical research sector to support the translation of research discoveries into frontline healthcare.


Applicants must hold a salaried appointment with Queensland Health or other publicly funded healthcare facility in a clinically related role (minimum 20% FTE) over the duration of the Fellowship.

At the time the Fellowship commences, be an Australian citizen or permanent resident of Australia or hold a Special Category Visa, for the duration of the Fellowship.

Please also review the eligibility requirements found in the Funding Rules.

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

Applications are closed.

Before you get started

If this scholarship has rules, download and read them.

How to apply

Follow this link and download the application form.

Follow all instructions, including  completing the Funding Application Declaration.

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Terms and conditions

Read the Funding Terms and Conditions for all terms and conditions.

Read the policy on UQ Research Scholarships.

Applications are closed.