Congratulations to VBF Scholarship Recipient: Elizabeth Kennedy!

Join us in congratulating 2019-20 VBF Scholarship Recipient, Elizabeth Kennedy. Elizabeth was awarded the Dr. Roy G. Geronemus Humanitarian Scholarship. 

Elizabeth emphasizes a great appreciation for the opportunity that Dr. Geronmeus has provided for not only her but also others with vascular birthmarks. She is very thankful and excited to have received this scholarship that will assist in furthering her education.


Dr. Roy G. Geronemus Humanitarian Scholarship

Honoring Dr. Roy G. Geronemus for his charitable medical services for families affected by a vascular birthmark, tumor, or syndrome. Read more about this VBF Scholarship.
Award Value: $1,000*
Academic Program: Undergraduate

GPA Requirement: None

Open to students in any academic area who, like Dr. Geronemus, have exhibited qualities such as caring, compassion, generosity and who have donated time and service to help others in need.


Through the VBF Scholarship Program, students who are living with a vascular birthmark, tumor, or related syndrome can receive financial assistance to pursue their educational goals. For the 2019-2020 academic year, six scholarships of $1,000 each were awarded. This year, we received a record number of applications and were unable to provide an award for each qualified applicant. Our 2020-21 Scholarship application process will open in January 2020 and we encourage anyone interested to apply for an award next year.