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 close at 5pm on 15 February 2023.
Reviewed 18 January 2023