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National Heart Foundation of New Zealand Senior Fellowship


To support graduates from New Zealand who have trained as cardiologists or other scientists working in the field of cardiovascular research.

The fellowship must be taken up within 1 year of the award. Further research funding will require an application for project grant funds from the Foundation. Funding for conference expenses must be applied for separately.


Candidates must possess an appropriate postgraduate degree or diploma and may undertake work for a higher degree such as a PhD or MD. The maximum age for appointment will normally be 40 years. The Fellowship must be taken up within 12 months of the award.

Quantity Available



  • Every 3 years

Study Length

Up to 3 years

Award Value

The Foundation may provide an initial Grant-in-Aid of up to $1,500 to enable research work to commence. In subsequent years, Senior Fellows may apply for working expenses not exceeding $1,000 annually with no single item to exceed $500.

Application procedure

Applicants should follow the format outlined in the revised 'A Guide to Applicants for Research and Other Grants' which is available from the website. Applications should be sent to Professor Norman Sharpe, Medical Director.

Closing date

April 1st

Study Level

  • Postgraduate

National Heart Foundation of New Zealand

The National Heart Foundation of New Zealand aims to promote good health and to reduce suffering and premature death from diseases of the heart and circulation. Grant advertisement for 2009 included. Please refer to website for further information on research funding.

Contact Details

More information

For more information regarding this award, please contact the National Heart Foundation of New Zealand by using the links below.


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