Applications for the Karla Foster, RN, Memorial Scholarship are now being
accepted for students pursuing nursing degrees. The scholarship was established
by Doug Foster in loving memory of his wife, Karla, who was tragically
killed on September 11, 2006 by a hit and run driver. Karla had been a
nurse at Parrish Medical Center (PMC) for more than 22 years.
Scholarship applicants must be residents of North Brevard County, be accepted
into a nursing program, and possess a 3.0 or better grade point average.
The $3,000 scholarship is in exchange for a one-year commitment to work
at Parrish Medical Center. Recipient must maintain a 3.0 GPA to be eligible
for the next semester award.
Applications are available in the PMC Human Resources department or at
the Jess Parrish Medical Foundation. For more information about applying,
please contact the PMC Human Resources department at 321-268-6155. The
deadline for submitting applications is Wednesday, July 27, 2011.
To make a tax-deductible contribution to the Karla Foster, RN, Memorial
Scholarship Fund,please contact Jess Parrish Medical Foundation (JPMF) at 321-269-4066.
The JPMF office is located at 213 Broad Street, Titusville, FL 32796.