The Molly Francis Foster Fashion Merchandising Scholarship supports any SFA student majoring in fashion merchandising.

The scholarship was established by Sue Francis to honor the memory of her daughter, Molly, who passed away on March 29, 2016.

Foster was born and spent her childhood in Dallas. Her family later moved to Athens where she graduated from Athens High School in 1986. She attended SFA and graduated from the university in 1994 with a Bachelor of Science in fashion merchandising.

Her career included positions with various retailers, including Lane Bryant and Factory Connection. She also worked at her family’s gift shop, Waldenwood Antiques and Gifts, in Athens. Foster was a creative person and enjoyed art, antiques, furniture refinishing and fashion design. She enjoyed traveling and cooking.