The Children’s Hospital Foundation is pleased to announce that the Mary McConnel Career Boost Program for Women in Paediatric Research is now open.

The Mary McConnel Career Boost Program for Women in Paediatric Research will offer support to up to four outstanding female researchers to increase research delivery and dissemination and therefore ‘boost’ the researcher’s track record and competitiveness for future funding.

In this grant round, the Foundation is offering up to $50,000 in financial assistance for a one-year period as well as one-on-one mentoring support from a leading female professional.

Applicants must be:
– Female, hold a PhD in a biomedical science or health-related field of research and be at postdoctoral Academic Level B or C;
– Actively working in the field of paediatric research that will clearly benefit the understanding of children’s health and the healthcare delivery provided by Children’s Health Queensland (CHQ) or another HHS in Qld providing children’s health services.

To read the full application guidelines, and apply, please click here.

Please contact grants@childrens.org.au for questions or queries.

Applications close at 5pm on 4 April 2018.