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The Application Process for VAM2020 Closed on February 5th

The primary purpose of the SVS Vascular Surgery Trainee Advocacy Travel Scholarship is to provide the recipient with an opportunity to participate in Capitol Hill visits and learn more about SVS' health policy and advocacy activities. The overall aim of the Scholarship is to enhance the health policy and advocacy development of the trainee’s career.​

The American College of Surgeons and the Society for Vascular Surgery together offer an annual scholarship to subsidize attendance and participation in the Executive Leadership Program in Health Policy and Management at Brandeis University. The course takes place June 14 to 20, 2020.

The International Scholars Program provides scholarships for up to four qualified young vascular surgeons from countries outside Canada and the United States.

The Application Process for 2020 is now closed.

Winning scholar recipients are expected to spend approximately two weeks in the U.S. to visit various universities and clinics, and attend the 2020 Vascular Annual Meeting, to be held June 17-20, 2020 in Toronto, Canada.

Submission Deadline: March 1

Submissions must be sent by registered mail.

Download application form [doc]


Candidates for the Society for Vascular Surgery® (SVS) Medal for Innovation in Vascular Surgery must be individuals whose contribution has had a transforming impact on the practice or science of vascular surgery.

Submission Deadline: March 1

Submission deadline: VRIC abstract submission deadline to be announced soon!

Submission deadline: Closed

The primary purpose of the E.J. Wylie Traveling Fellowship is to provide the recipient with the opportunity to visit a number of excellent vascular surgery centers worldwide. Though brief, these visits stimulate academic inspiration, promote international exchange, and foster development of fellowship in vascular surgery. The achievement of these objectives will enhance the development of the fellow's career in vascular surgery. 

Letter of Intent 

The letter should not exceed two pages plus a Biosketch for the Principal Investigator (NIH format, 4 page max, up to 15 publications, active/pending support). The letter should describe the proposal and goals of the Planning Grant in enough detail to assess the following:


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