JPMF Accepting Karla Foster, RN, Scholarship Applications

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) at 321-269-4066.

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

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