Applications are now open for the 2018 Premier's Awards for Health and Medical Research.

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Since 1995, the Premier's Award has been awarded annually to recognise the exceptional contributions made by early career health and medical researchers in their PhD studies.  The Premier's Award is a joint initiative of the Victorian Government and the Australian Society for Medical Research (ASMR).

In 2018 the Premier's Awards will be presented for the 24th time.

In 2018 the Premier's Awards will be expanded to include five category awards:

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

One overall Premier's Award for Health and Medical Research Excellence recipient will be chosen from the recipients of the five category awards.

The category award recipients receive $5,000 each and the Premier's Award for Health and Medical Research Excellence recipient receives $15,000, ($20,000 in total).

All awards will be announced at the awards ceremony proposed for the end of March 2018.

Download a copy of the application guidelines to find out how to apply. Applications close at 5:00 pm on Monday 22 January 2018.