Active Duty

Learn how to join the Green to Gold Program as an Enlisted Soldier

 

 

Green to Gold Scholarship Option

 

The Green to Gold Scholarship Option is available to eligible active duty Soldiers who desire to receive educational financial assistance while pursuing their commission. There are 2-, 3-, and 4-year opportunities available based upon the number of years required to complete degree requirements. Apply online at the Go Army website.

 

Benefits:

 

  • Tuition OR Room and Board
  • Receive money for books annually
  • Monthly stipend while attending class
  • Montgomery GI Bill benefits, if qualified
  • Commission as a 2nd Lieutenant in the United States Army upon graduation
  • Marketable leadership skills and experience

 

Requirements:

 

  • US Citizen
  • Under 31 years of age on 31 December of the year you complete all requirements for a commission and a college baccalaureate degree
  • No domestic violence convictions
  • At least 2 years Active Duty but less than 10 at the projected time of commissioning, as well as 3 months of active duty for every one month of specialized training received
  • GT score of 110 or more
  • Passed the APFT within 6 months
  • High School graduate or equivalent
  • Cumulative GPA of 2.5
  • Letter of Acceptance to the University of Hawaii Manoa (UHM)
  • Letter of Acceptance from the Professor of Military Science of the Warrior Battalion
  • Favorable National Agency Check
  • DODMERB Medical Qualification
  • Eligible to reenlist
  • Cannot be a conscientious objector
  • No more than 3 dependents
  • Recommendation of your immediate commander, and an endorsement of that recommendation by a field grade officer
  • Fulfill your commitment to enlistment bonuses, or reimburse the government

 

Checklist:

 

  • CC Form 103-R (Applicant Snapshot)
  • CC Form 104-R (Planned Academic Program Worksheet)
  • CC Form 173-R (Green to Gold Scholarship Application)
  • DA Form 705 (Army Physical Fitness Test Scorecard)
  • Enlisted Record Brief
  • Medical Examination Forms
  • Copy of waiver(s), if applicable
  • Official Transcripts
  • Letters of acceptance from the Professor of Military Science and the University
  • SAT/ACT results

 

Green to Gold Non-scholarship Option

 

The Green to Gold Non-scholarship option is available to eligible active duty Soldiers who have earned sufficient academic credit to be accepted by their college of choice as an academically aligned junior or graduate Green to Gold Non-scholarship members can participate in the Simultaneous Membership Program (SMP)

Benefits:

 

  • Monthly stipend while attending class
  • Montgomery GI Bill benefits, if qualified
  • School, State, Reserve Forces Duty benefits, if qualified
  • Commission as a 2nd Lieutenant in the United States Army upon graduation
  • Marketable Leadership skills and experience

 

Requirements:

 

  • US Citizen
  • Will not reach age 35 prior to commissioning requirements being met, waiverable
  • Favorable recommendation from Cadet Command
  • Completed 2 years of college and accepted as an academic junior
  • Cumulative GPA of 2.0
  • At least 2 years Active Duty but less than 10 at the projected time of commissioning, as well as 3 months of active duty for every one month of specialized training received
  • Recommendation of your immediate commander, and an endorsement of that recommendation by a field grade officer
  • No domestic violence convictions
  • GT score of 110 or more
  • Passed the APFT within 6 months
  • High School graduate or equivalent
  • Letter of Acceptance to the University of Hawaii Manoa (UHM)
  • Letter of Acceptance from the Professor of Military Science of the Warrior Battalion
  • Favorable National Agency Check
  • DODMERB Medical Qualification
  • Eligible to reenlist
  • Cannot be a conscientious objector
  • No more than 3 dependents

 

Checklist:

 

  • CC Form 103-R (Applicant Snapshot)
  • CC Form 104-R (Planned Academic Program Worksheet)
  • CC Form 132-R (Statement of Understanding)
  • CC Form 173-R (Green to Gold Scholarship Application)
  • CC Form 228-R (Financial Statement)
  • DA Form 705 (Army Physical Fitness Test Scorecard)
  • Enlisted Record Brief
  • Medical Examination Forms
  • Copy of Waiver(s) if applicable
  • Evaluation of Transfer Credit
  • Official Transcripts
  • Memorandum for Record outlining your SAL attributes
  • Letters of acceptance from the Professor of Military Science and the University

 

Green to Gold Active Duty Option

 

The Green to Gold Active Duty Option is available to eligible active duty Soldiers who have earned sufficient academic credit that applies toward their degree to be accepted by their college and be academically aligned to complete their degree requirements within 21 months. Apply online at the Go Army website.

 

Benefits:

 

  • Continue to receive current pay and allowances
  • Montgomery GI Bill benefits, if qualified
  • Normal PCS entitlements
  • Commission as a 2nd Lieutenant in the United States Army upon graduation
  • Marketable leadership skills and experience

 

Requirements:

 

  • US Citizen
  • Will not reach age 34 prior to 1 August of the year which the degree and commissioning requirements are met, waiverable
  • No domestic violence convictions
  • At least 2 years active federal service but less than 10 at the projected time of commissioning
  • GT score of 110 or more
  • Passed the APFT within 6 months
  • High School graduate or equivalent
  • Cumulative GPA of 2.5
  • Letter of Acceptance to the University of Hawaii Manoa (UHM)
  • Letter of Acceptance from the Professor of Military Science of the Warrior Battalion
  • Favorable National Agency Check
  • DODMERB Medical Qualification
  • Eligible to reenlist
  • Cannot be a conscientious objector
  • No more than 3 dependents
  • Recommendation of your immediate commander, and an endorsement of that recommendation by a field grade officer
  • Fulfill your commitment to enlistment bonuses, or reimburse the government
  • Have at least 48 months remaining upon entering the program
  • Have two academic years remaining

 

Checklist:

 

  • C Form 103-R (Applicant Snapshot)
  • CC Form 104-R (Planned Academic Program Worksheet)
  • CC Form 132-R (Statement of Understanding)
  • CC Form 174-R (Green to Gold Active Duty Option Program Application)
  • CC Form 228-R (Financial Statement)
  • DA Form 705 (Army Physical Fitness Test Scorecard)
  • Sergeant and above must submit copies of the last two DA Form 2166-8 (NCO Evaluation Report) and latest DA Form 1059 (Service School Academic Evaluation Report Received), if applicable
  • Specialist/Corporal and below must submit copies of the last three awards and/or the latest DA Form 1059, if applicable
  • Enlisted Record Brief
  • Medical Examination Forms
  • Memorandum for Understanding Sample
  • Statement of Eligibility
  • Official Transcripts
  • Evaluation of Transfer Credit
  • Scholar-Athlete-Leader Checklist
  • Letters of acceptance from the Professor of Military Science and the University