Applications are invited from the Life Members of VSI for the following overseas training fellowships available to VSI for the year 2017/18. Members interested are requested to send applications as per requirements listed below. Application should reach the Secretary latest by September 5, 2017 by email secretaryvsi@gmail.com

Eligibility criteria

  1. Applicant must be life member of VSI for at least two years.
  2. Applicant should not be a current member of the executive committee of VSI.
  3. Applicant should not have had previous training abroad for 6 months or more.
  4. Applicant should not have availed any VSI sponsored fellowship.
  5. Selection will be as per the scoring system printed below.


  1. Application should be on a plain paper/MS word citing the candidate’s reasons for applying.
  2. Each applicant may apply for no more than two fellowships.
  3. Please attach the following
    1. Curriculum Vitae: from basic medical education to current position. Trainings and service particulars, publications and presentations
      1. Personal details: Name, address (work, residential), phone nos (home, work, cell), email ID
      2. Education details: From Basic Medical education to current position
      3. Training and Service Particulars
      4. Publications – Name, Journal, Year
      5. Editor / Author of chapters / sections in text books
      6. Presentations – Paper, Conference / Meeting, Year, etc
    2. Letter from Head of the Department / Institution regarding current position.
    3. NOC from Head of the Department / Institution
    4. Copy of VSI membership certification / membership number
    5. Copy of attendance certificates for VSICON (LAST 2 YEARS)
    6. Copies of 5 publications of applicants choice
    7. Passport sized photograph – one
  4. Applicant should not have availed any VSI sponsored fellowship.
  5. Selection will be as per the scoring system printed below.
  6. candidates has to provide 2 referees with one a present or past VSI office bearer and second one the person under whom he is trained – please provide their email ID. Referee letter is not required.
  7. Decision of the VSI executive will be final regarding the selection.


Selection will be made in the interview conducted on Sep 15th at Kochi VSICON

Date of Interview:Time will be announced to applicants by email. Candidates will have to attend the interview in person.

Completed application may be sent to the following address

Dr S Jeyakumar
Thanjavur Medical College and Hospital,
Raja Mirasudhar Hospital Thanjavur,

26/75 Venkataratinam Nagar, Adyar
Chennai 600020 Tamilnadu
Mobile : 91 94442 81957

Email: drjeyakumar.s@gmail.com

Download Application Form