Sydney Research

The Cardiovascular Postgraduate Scholarship

Applications close 5pm Wednesday 18 May 2022.

The Cardiovascular Postgraduate Scholarship (scholarship) is designed to encourage and support students undertake postgraduate qualification at the University of Sydney relating to research in the area of diagnosis, prevention or treatment of cardiovascular diseases.

The scholarship has been sponsored by the Heart Research Institute and allows for a full-time student enrolled at the University of Sydney to apply for up to $40,000 per annum (up to three consecutive years) towards undertaking a PhD.

Applications will be assessed based on academic transcript, CV and a personal statement demonstrating interest relating to research on cardiovascular diseases. Preference may be given to individuals that are willing to undertake this research and their PhD with the Heart Research Institute, and/or demonstrate hardship.

Winner announcement

The Scholarship will be awarded on Thursday 2 June 2022 during the Sydney Research Awards at Sydney Local Health District Innovation Week.

The Scholarship will be presented by Dr Teresa Anderson AM, Chief Executive, Sydney Local Health District and a representative of the Heart Research Institute.


To be eligible for the Cardiovascular Postgraduate Scholarship applicants must:

  • Be an Australian citizen or have permanent resident status
  • Be currently enrolled in a postgraduate degree or undergraduate honours year at the University of Sydney related to health and/or medical research, and able to provide evidence of registration
  • Have an active employment or affiliation with an organisation that forms part of the Sydney Research partnership
  • Be able to demonstrate an interest in pursuing a research related to cardiovascular diseases

Terms and conditions

All applications must be made via this online form by 5pm Wednesday 18 May 2022.

If you have any questions or require further information, please contact Ms Penny Vogelzang on 9515 9642 or

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