Health Education Scholarships in Brevard County
Jess Parrish Medical Foundation supports aspiring healthcare professionals
reach their goals by making health education more accessible.
In partnership with the Parrish Medical Center (PMC) Auxiliary, medical
scholarships are available to graduating high school seniors who reside
in the PMC service area (SR 528 north to the Brevard/Volusia county line).
Any student in need of financial assistance with an unweighted grade point
average of 3.0 or greater, based on a 4.0 scale, and who is seeking a
career in a medical or healthcare field related to human health will be
Those awarded JPMF/Auxiliary scholarships in previous years may reapply
each year if they are continuing in the human health/medical field and
maintain at least a 3.0 grade point average. Strong consideration is given
to applicants intending to return to North Brevard County to pursue their
careers upon graduation. Awards are to be applied to tuition, books, supplies
or other expenses related to the student’s educational pursuit at
a regionally accredited two-or four-year college/ university. Incomplete
applications will not be considered.
High school students who attend Astronaut High School, Space Coast Jr./Sr.
High School, Titusville High School or Edgewood Senior High may obtain
an application from the Guidance Office at their school or
click here. College students previously awarded scholarships continuing their education
in the human health/medical field reapplying,
click here. The deadline for submitting applications is Friday, March 6, 2020.
The Karla Foster, RN, Memorial Nursing Scholarship
This scholarship was established in loving memory of Karla Foster, a nurse
at Parrish Medical Center for over 22 years. This scholarship honors Karla
and the profession she loved so much, and offers the opportunity to a
deserving nursing student to carry on the professionalism, commitment,
dedication and loving care that she demonstrated all her life. A new or
currently enrolled nursing student is eligible to apply for the Karla
Foster, R.N. Memorial Scholarship. The awardee will be provided $3,000
to be applied towards tuition, books, supplies or other expenses related
to completing the student’s nursing program.
Only students accepted or enrolled in a nursing program and who reside
in the Parrish Medical Center service area (one of the following zip codes:
32754, 32755, 32796, 32780, 32927, 32926 are eligible. Applicants must
have at least a 3.0 GPA to be considered.
Karla Foster Scholarship applications will be available in April 2020.
To support our scholarship program,
click here to donate now or call us at 321-269-4066 for more information.