NHMRC Career Development Fellowships

Funded by: National Health & Medical Research Council

The NHMRC Career Development Fellowhip schemes purpose is to further develop Australian health and medical researchers early in their career.

It will enable investigators to establish themselves as independent, self-directed researchers; expand capacity for biomedical, clinical, public health and health service delivery research, and for evidence-based policy development in Australian health systems; and encourage the translation of research outcomes into practice.

The NHMRC Career Development Fellowship scheme aims to:

  • help build Australia's health research skills, with a particular emphasis on clinical, public health and health service research
  • increase knowledge and support the development of evidence based health policies
  • encourage the growth of knowledge-based industries in Australia by helping to bridge the gap between research and industry and fostering an environment that values industry achievement
  • provide a vehicle for Australian researchers working overseas to return to Australia to continue their career development.

For further information surrounding NHMRC Funding Schemes Deadlines, please visit the NHMRC Funding Calendar

Other NHMRC Funding Opportunities include:

  • European Union Collaborative Research Grants
  • Centres of Research Excellence
  • Development Grants
  •  NIH Brain Collaborative Research Grants
  • Research Fellowships
  • Practitioner Fellowships
  • NHMRC - NIH Brain Collaborative Research Grants
  • Early Career Fellowships
  • Partnership Projects
  • Northern Australia Tropical Disease Collaborative Research Programme
  • Program Grants
  • Translating Research Into Practice (TRIP) 
  • Postgraduate Scholarships

Updated September 2016.

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