Foster S. Walrath has received an Air Force Reserve Officers’ Training Corps (ROTC) scholarship to Missouri University of Science and Technology.
Scholarships are awarded on a merit system in area such as academic achievement, extra curricular activities, physical fitness, specific performance or accomplishment, leadership abilities, and personal interviews.
The scholarship entitlements include tuition and fees, an annual allowance of $600 for textbooks and a monthly stipend for up to 10 months of each school year for contracted cadets at the host college or university.
Upon graduation from the host college and completion of the ROTC program, the student cadet receives a bachelor’s degree and a commission as a second lieutenant in the Air Force.
All ROTC students incur a military service obligation of four years (10 years for pilots), which is fulfilled by serving on active duty.
Walrath is the son of Scott R. Walrath of Parish and Gwyn A. Martin of Platte City, Mo., and grandson of Lloyd Martin of Elkton, Md., and John A. Foster of New Castle, Del.
He is a 2015 graduate of Platte County High School, Platte City, Mo.