Department of Health

Premier’s Awards for Health and Medical Research

Applications are now open for the 2022 Premier’s Awards for Health and Medical Research.

Established in 1995 by the Victorian Government in partnership with the Australian Society for Medical Research, the awards recognise the exceptional contributions and capabilities of Victoria’s early-career health and medical researchers.

Recipients of the five category awards receive $5,000, and an additional $15,000 is granted to the winner of the Premier's Excellence award.

The five award categories include:

  • Basic Science Researcher
  • Clinical Researcher
  • Aboriginal Researcher undertaking research in any field of health and medical research
  • Health Services Researcher
  • Public Health Researcher

The following people are encouraged to apply:

  • current PhD candidates within a health and medical field who are at least two years into candidature at a Victorian academic or research institute
  • post-doctoral researchers within a health and medical field who have completed a PhD at a Victorian academic or research institute in the past three years.

Applications will close at 5pm on Wednesday 15 February 2023.

More information, including full eligibility criteria, can be found in the program guidelines.

Visit Premier's Awards for Health and Medical Research to apply

Reviewed 17 January 2023

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