Jess Parrish Medical Foundation Accepting Karla Foster, RN, Scholarship Applications

Jul 11, 2022 at 11:11 am by pj

TITUSVILLE — Jess Parrish Medical Foundation (JPMF) is now accepting applications for Karla Foster, RN, Memorial Scholarships.  Applicants must be residents of North Brevard County; accepted into a nursing program; and possess a 3.0 or higher grade point average.  New or currently enrolled nursing students are eligible to apply. 

Two scholarships of more than $1,500 each are being awarded for assistance with tuition, books, supplies or other expenses related to completing the student’s nursing program.

Doug Foster established the scholarship in loving memory of his wife, Karla, tragically killed on Sept. 11, 2006 by a hit-and-run driver. Karla had been a nurse at Parrish Medical Center for more than 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.

For additional information on applying, or to make a tax-deductible contribution to the Karla Foster, RN, Memorial Scholarship Fund, please contact the Jess Parrish Medical Foundation at 321-269-4066 or visit  Deadline for submitting applications is Friday, August 19, 2022.  Incomplete applications will not be accepted. Scholarship award recipients will be announced in September 2022.