Key dates for Snow Fellowships 2020 

  • Proposals open with Snow Medical: 25 June 2020
  • Internal Expressions of Interest (EOIs) due to Faculty/Institute: 19 August 2020
  • Faculty/Institute Shortlisted EOIs due to UQ Research and Innovation (UQ R&I): 31 August 2020
  • UQ Shortlisted EOIs due to Snow Medical: 30 September 2020
  • Full Applications and Funding Application Coversheet due to UQ R&I: 1 February 2021
  • Full Applications (by invitation) close with Snow Medical: 1 March 2021
  • Interviews (by invitation): July 2021
  • Anticipated announcement: September 2021


The Snow Fellowships target emerging global research leaders who demonstrate the potential to drive, manage and influence the next generation of health and medical innovation. The scheme supports outstanding mid-career medical and biomedical researchers to build high impact multidisciplinary research programs and teams. Applications from researchers relocating or returning to Australia from overseas are encouraged.

How to apply 

Expression of Interest (EOI) process

As per previous rounds, UQ will determine its applicant field via a mandatory internal nomination process to ensure that the University’s applicant field is closely aligned with the core requirements of the Snow Fellowships scheme.

Step 1: Complete the UQ Expression of Interest form 

  • Familiarise yourself with the key Snow Medical and UQ documentation.
  • Complete the UQ Expression of Interest form and full CV and submit it to your Faculty or Institute.

Step 2: Internal review and ranking 

  • UQ Expressions of Interest will be reviewed and ranked by Faculty/Institute panels and submitted to UQ R&I.
  • UQ Expressions of Interest will be reviewed and ranked by UQ R&I central panel.
  • Applicants will be advised of internal review and ranking outcomes.

Step 3: Complete Snow Medical Expression of Interest form 

  • Shortlisted applicants will be invited to complete the Snow Medical Expression of Interest form.
  • UQ R&I will provide review and feedback.

Step 4: Final submission 

  • Completed Snow Medical Expressions of Interest will be submitted to Snow Medical by UQ R&I.

Readership and researcher support

Before applying, we recommend you:

Key documents 

Snow Medical 


Contact UQ R&I

Round coordinator
Veronica Brancatini

If you are applying through UQ but you are not a current UQ staff member, please contact the round coordinator to be added to the UQ R&I mailing list.