Green to Gold

Green to Gold applications are handled directly by Cadet Command.  You can apply by creating an account and then applying here

Any questions should be directed to the Green to Gold Program Manager at usarmy.knox.usacc.mbx.train2lead@mail.mil or (502) 624-6937.

Active Duty Option

Requirements:  Under 30 at projected commissioning/graduation date with waivers up to 34, 2-8 years' time left in service, exactly 4 semesters remaining to complete degree (Fall, Spring, Advance Camp, Fall, Spring/Graduation), and 2.5 College GPA. 

Application Deadline:  February 1.

Notification:  Results are posted June 30th here

Benefits:  Remain on active duty, E-5 pay (or at current grade, if higher), all active duty allowances/benefits/VHA/BAS, and GI Bill.  Active Duty Option Cadets may not use Tuition Assistance. 

Administrative:  Winners are ordered to the Ft. Jackson Student Detachment with duty at the host ROTC battalion through normal command channels.  Requests for deferment of deployment or PCS orders to await results of the G2G board go through normal command channels.


Scholarship Option

Requirements:  Under 31 Dec of your projected commissioning/graduation year (no waivers - statutory requirement), 2.5 college GPA for 2-3 year scholarship applicants, 2.5 HS GPA and 19ACT/1100SAT for 4-year scholarship applicants, 2-10 years' time active federal service, and from 0-60+ college credits (length of scholarship is determined by time needed to graduate). 

Application Deadline:  Februrary 1 for board application; Commanders' Hip-Pocket Scholarships are due April 1. 

Notification:  Results are posted June 30 here

Benefits:  Discharge from active duty in order to accept a 100% full tuition scholarship, GI Bill, monthly Cadet stipend ($300 for freshmen/$350 sophomores/$450 juniors/$500 seniors), and $1200 per year book/fee allowance. 

Administrative:  Request for deferment of deployment or PCS orders awaiting board results is through normal command channels.  Request for discharge from active duty to accept G2G Scholarship proceeds through normal command channels.  Accession into Active or Reserve Component upon commissioning is determined by standing on order of merit list.


Non-Scholarship Option

Requirements:  Under 35 with waivers up to 39 at projected commissioning/graduation date, 2-10 years' time in service, exactly 4 semesters remaining to complete degree (Fall, Spring, Advance Camp, Fall, Spring/Graduation), and 2.0 college GPA. 

Application Window:  Application requirements must be met NLT 30 days prior to start of semester, including waiver approval and DoDMERB qualification. 

Notification:  No later than 30 days prior to start of semester, by the gaining ROTC Battalion. 

Benefits: Utilize Montgomery GI Bill and ROTC stipend. 

Administrative:  Acceptance into program is determined on a case-by-case basis by the Professor of Military Science (PMS) at each ROTC Battalion.  Request for discharge from active duty to enroll in G2G Non-Scholarship Program proceeds through normal command channels.  Discharge requests should be accompanied by acceptance letter into program (signed by PMS), waiver approvals (from Cadet Command), and DoDMERB qualification.  Accession into Active or Reserve Component upon commissioning is determined by standing on order of merit list.