SVS General Surgery Resident/Medical Student Vascular Annual Meeting Travel Scholarship

Sponsored by SVS

The submission period is now closed: Jan. 9, 2023 at 3pm CST (4pm EST)
This scholarship provides aspiring vascular surgeons with an opportunity to learn more about the latest treatments
and research in vascular disease at the June 14-17, 2023 Vascular Annual Meeting (VAM) in National Harbor, MD.
During the meeting, trainees will be able to attend scientific sessions and network with leaders in the field.
Scholarship recipients will also have the opportunity to attend didactic lectures geared specially toward them, as
well as participate in a residency fair.

Applicants should have an SVS account before submitting an application. Click
to create an account if you don't already have one.

Scholarship Includes:

  • A financial award to be used toward the cost of travel expenses of the VAM*
  • Complimentary meeting registration
  • Opportunity to participate in a mock interview practice session

*The final travel award monetary amount will be determined after all applications have been reviewed. 

Application Requirements:

  • Active interest in vascular surgery
  • Currently enrolled as:
    • Medical Student; or
    • Pre-Med Student; or
    • General Surgery Resident
  • LOCAL APPLICANTS: Please note that while local residents/students are not eligible
    to receive the monetary travel award, they are encouraged to apply in order to
    receive complimentary registration. Be sure to select "local student/resident" on the application

​Application Process:

  • Demographic Information 
    Applicants must submit a complete online application providing demographic information such as training
    level, institution/school currently attending, etc. 
  • Statement of Interest
    Applicants must provide a written statement, no longer than 200 words, regarding their interest in
    vascular surgery and why they want to attend the VAM.  

Applying for Multiple SVS Scholarships:

Please note that students/residents are allowed to submit applications to each of the following scholarship
programs: General Surgery Resident/Medical Student Travel Scholarship and the Diversity
Medical Student Travel Scholarship
, but are eligible to receive only one

Review Process:

Online applications will undergo a blind review by the SVS Resident & Student Outreach Committee.
Priority will be given to students/residents who:

  • Have not previously received any type of SVS travel scholarship;
  • Are not presenting an abstract/poster at the VAM; and
  • Have not already matched into a vascular surgery training program.

Award Process:

Applicants will be notified of the committee’s decision via email in early spring. Scholarship recipients
will need to confirm their attendance at the VAM in order to receive the travel award. Please note that the
travel award check will be payable directly to the student/resident and mailed after the VAM.

More Information:

Please contact with any
questions or for additional information.​​

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