The scheme aims to support research which results in the translation of new evidence into improved clinical practice and health policy and which delivers improvements in health and healthcare to Australians.

A Practitioner Fellowship is a five year, part-time fellowship for clinicians, public health or health service professionals to engage in research related to their professional activities.

The Practitioner Fellowships scheme is a key element in NHMRC’s commitment to accelerate the bridging of the gap between the acquisition of new knowledge from research and its implementation into practice and policy.

The scheme aims to support research which results in the translation of new evidence into improved clinical practice and health policy and which delivers improvements in health and healthcare to Australians.

Grant at a glance

Duration of funding
5 years

Key changes

Changes to the 2018 Practitioner Fellowships Scheme-Specific Funding Rules for funding commencing in 2019:

  • Section 9.1 – The text has been revised to clarify the videoconference interview requirement for provision of contact details, including an alternate phone number.

Before you submit an application, please make sure you have:

 
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Step One

Read all relevant reference material

GrantConnect GO Documents

 
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Step Two

Liaised with your Administering Institution to identify any specific requirements that the institution may have

 
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Step Three

Ensure your application is complete and correct.