For more information on the Green to Gold - Active Duty Option Program, please follow this link. You can apply online by creating a MY GOARMY account and following the instructions outlined on this web page.
GREEN TO GOLD - ACTIVE DUTY OPTION PROGRAM
The U.S. Army ROTC Green to Gold - Active Duty Option Program provides eligible, Active Duty enlisted Soldiers the opportunity to complete a baccalaureate or masters degree and be commissioned as Army officers upon receiving the appropriate degree. It is a two-year program that allows Soldiers to remain on Active Duty and continue to receive their current pay and allowances while in the program.
Soldiers selected for Green to Gold - Active Duty are responsible for their educational expenses as they are not authorized to use tuition assistance, but they may use any portion of their Montgomery GI Bill/Army College Funds benefits they have earned since entering in the military.
- Continue to receive current pay and allowances (up to a maximum of 24 consecutive months)
- Montgomery GI Bill/Army College Funds benefits (if applicable)
- Post 9/11 GI Bill
- Normal PCS entitlements
- Be a US citizen
- Be under the age of 30 on the date of projected graduation and commission
- Have completed at least 2 years of Active Duty
- Have received a score of 110 or higher on the General Technical Aptitude Area of the Army Classification Battery
- Have passed an Army Physical Fitness Test (APFT) with a score of 180 or higher and meet physical standards
- Have a college Grade Point Average of at least 2.5
- Letter of Acceptance to NMU
- Letter of Acceptance from the PMS of that Army ROTC Battalion
- Complete Favorable National Agency Check
- Be medically qualified through DODMERB
- Be eligible to Reenlist
- Have no more than 3 dependents including spouse (waiver is possible)
- Attend the 29-day Cadet Leaders Course (CLC) between your junior and senior years of college
- An eight-year service commitment in the U.S. Army. This will be fulfilled by:
- Serving on Active Duty for 3 years followed by service in the ARNG, USAR, or IRR