The Trustees of the Sylvia and Charles Viertel Charitable Foundation have announced two classes of research grants to be awarded in 2022 and commencing in 2023.

Senior Medical Research Fellowship

The Senior Medical Research Fellowship are intended to be amongst the most prestigious awards available to those who wish to continue a career in medical research in Australia. The Fellowship is an integral part of a scheme that is intended to provide both salary and project grant support for outstanding Australian medical researchers. It has a five-year tenure at $275,000 p.a. for a researcher from any discipline in medical science to be awarded in 2022 and commencing in 2023.

Viertel Clinical Investigator awards

$90,000 is available for a clinical researcher who has recently completed their clinical and research training and is commencing their first substantive appointment (appointment of 5 years or more) clinical position or has been in such a post for no more than 36 months on 30 April. Up to five awards available this year.

The Foundation intends to award at least one (1) award to an eligible female candidate in both classes. Only Australian nationals or permanent residents are eligible for these awards.

A reminder that the closing date for both awards is 30 April 2022.

Further information, including eligibility requirements and application forms, is available from The Viertel Charitable Foundation website