Green to Gold Program
The Army Green to Gold Program provides Enlisted Soldiers an opportunity to pursue a commission as an Army Officers. Soldiers can work toward either a baccalaureate or graduate degree while participating in the ROTC leadership program. Green to Gold options are:
Green to Gold Scholarship Option – Selected Soldiers will leave active duty status to attend college. This can be a two, three, or four-year program. The Army will provide full tuition and fees or room and board (capped at $10,000), $600 per semester for books, and a monthly stipend ($300-$500).
Green to Gold Active Duty Option – Selected Soldiers will remain on Active Duty and be reassigned to the university location. The soldier must be able to complete their degree requirements in two years. Soldiers will retain their current pay and allowances while completing their last two years of school. The Soldier is responsible for paying for the cost of attending school (tuition, fees, & books); most Soldiers elect to use their GI benefits to cover the cost of school.
Green to Gold Non-Scholarship Option – Qualified Soldiers will leave active duty status to attend college. The soldier must be able to complete their degree requirements in two years. The Army will provide a monthly stipend ($450-$500). All expenses are the Soldiers responsibility; most Soldiers elect to use their Post 9/11 GI benefits to cover the cost of school and provide a living allowance.
The Recruiting Officer (Dr. Chris Psaltis) provides information briefings at the Fort Bragg Education Center, corner of Knox and Randolph St., every Tuesday & Thursday @ 0900 hrs. Wing-A, conference room.
Watch the briefing online! If you do not have time to attend the weekly briefing at Fort Bragg, check out the Green to Gold video