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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- 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.
- 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
- 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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