Army ROTC Scholarships

The Green to Gold program provides selected active duty enlisted members of the Army an opportunity to complete their baccalaureate degree requirements and obtain a commission through participation in the ROTC program. If you are currently on active duty and are accepted by a college or university, then you can compete for a Green to Gold scholarship. There are a variety of Green to Gold Scholarships that range widely in length and type of benefits.

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Carla Philpot

  • BS Criminal Justice '20
"The Green-to-Gold program. has given me the opportunity to continue to serve my country as an active duty soldiers as I worked toward the goal of becoming a US Army Officer. I hope to continue to foster a positive environment where each member of the team feels valued and respected."

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Eligibility Requirements

  • U.S. Citizen.
  • Age - Be under 31 years of age on 31 December of the year you complete all requirements for a commission and a college baccalaureate degree. This is a statutory requirement and there are no waivers authorized.
  • Cannot have been convicted of a Domestic Violence Crime.
  • Have a minimum of 2 years Active Duty as well as 3 months of active duty for every one month of specialized training (waiver can be requested).
  • GT score of 110 or greater.
  • Pass the APFT within the last 6 months with score of 180 or higher, minimum of 60 points in each event.
  • Be a High School Graduate or equivalent.
  • Cumulative High School or College GPA of 2.5
  • Letter of Acceptance to School of Choice offering Army ROTC.
  • Letter of Acceptance from the Professor of Military Science of that Army ROTC Battalion.
  • Favorable National Agency Check (or have initiated the action).
  • DODMERB Medical Qualification or recent MEPS medical qualification.
  • Be eligible to reenlist.
  • Not be a conscientious objector.
  • No more than 3 dependents including spouse.

Military Obligation

  • Attend a 5-week Advanced Camp between your 3rd and 4th Year at Fort Knox, Kentucky.
  • Accept a Commission to serve active duty, National Guard, or Army Reserve upon degree completion.
  • Serve in the military for a period of 8 years. This may be fulfilled by:
    • Serving active duty, if selected, for 4 years followed by 4 years of service in the Inactive Ready Reserve (IRR)/National Guard/Army Reserve. Term of service begins upon arrival at Basic Officer Leadership Course.
    • Serve 8 years in the National Guard/Army Reserves that includes a 3-6 month active duty term for initial training. Terms of obligation begins at time of commissioning.

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