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. The 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 visit
to download an application. For more information about applying, please
contact the PMC Human Resources department at 321-268-6155. The deadline
for submitting applications is Friday, August 17, 2012. The recipient
will be announced in September.
To make a tax-deductible contribution to the Karla Foster, RN, Memorial
Scholarship Fund, please contact Jess Parrish Medical Foundation (JPMF)
About Jess Parrish Medical Foundation
The mission of JPMF is to inspire philanthropy and volunteerism in support
of Parrish Medical Center’s mission of Healing Experiences For Everyone
All The Time®. Through staff and volunteers, JPMF raises funds to
support healthcare initiatives in North Brevard County. JPMF’s featured
projects include Cancer Care, The Children’s Center, the Parrish
Health Village and the Center for Lifelong Health. For more information
about Jess Parrish Medical Foundation, call 321-269-4066 or visit www.parrishmedfoundation.com.