Green-to-Gold (G2G)

The Green to Gold program seeks talented young active duty enlisted soldiers with officer potential to voluntarily request discharge from active duty (program dependent- see options below) and enroll in ARMY ROTC to earn a baccalaureate or master’s degree and receive a commission as a second lieutenant.

IMPORTANT:  Soldiers must coordinate with their Green-to-Gold Post Liaison in order to complete their Green-to-Gold application/packet.  Soldiers must also contact and coordinate with university/college Admissions Departments and Registrars.  An acceptance letter must be obtained from the university/college.  Everything is on the soldier.  The ROTC Battalion only provides a PMS acceptance memo for submission with their packet.  In order to gain an acceptance memo from the 49er Battalion PMS, the soldier must submit a scanned copy of the following to richard.nash@uncc.edu:
1. Unit Commander's Letter of Recommendation
2. ERB (Enlisted Record Brief)
3. Most recent APFT Card
4. Any and all college transcripts (may be unofficial)
 
DEADLINES:
Submissions must be received at Cadet Command no later than
1 October (for Spring Semester) or 1 February (for Fall Semester)
1 April (for Hip Pocket Submission Deadline)
 
Getting your university Admissions Acceptance letter can sometimes be rather difficult.  Do whatever you must to have the University Admissions get you your acceptance letter in a timely manner to submit with your packet.
 
If it is not possible to retrieve or receive your acceptance letter in time to submit your packet before your deadlines, it is recommended that you contact the G2G rep at Cadet Command at 502-624-6937 and let them know the letter will be late; they may be able to work with you if that is the only thing missing in your packet.
 
UNC Charlotte Links:  ADMISSIONS and REGISTRAR
 

Basic Eligibility

  • Citizenship: Must be a U.S. citizen
  • Age: You must be commissioned before you are 31 years of age (waiver possible up to 39 years)
  • Time-in-service: At least 2 years, no more than 10 (waivers possible), Active duty program (less than eight years active-waiver possible)
  • Must be eligible to reenlist (no flags)
  • GT Score:  110 or higher
  • SAT: 920  or  ACT:  19   (only four-year applicants)
  • GPA: 2.5 or higher  (2.0 or higher for non-scholarship applicants)
  • No civil convictions (waivers possible)
  • Strong, positive recommendation from Chain of Command
  • Pass commissioning physical (no permanent profiles)
  • No more than three dependents (waivers possible)
  • Single parents and dual military require waivers
  • Pass APFT

OPTIONS

  • Scholarship: 2, 3, or 4-year scholarships available
  • Non-scholarship: 2 year only   **Note: non-scholarship can join Guard or Reserves under Simultaneous Membership Program (SMP)
  • Active Duty Program: Remain on active duty (two year option only)

Note: Can attend any school that has an ARMY ROTC program

SCHOLARSHIP

ROTC Scholarship pays for tuition (up to full tuition and fees), provides for books and supplies (up to $1,200/year) and $300-500/month tax-free stipend while in school.  GI Bill and/or College Fund can be used if eligible (at least 30 months served on active duty for 3 year or more enlistment).  Some schools offer other incentives such as room and board endowment scholarships.

Commitment

After commissioning as a 2LT, you must serve 8 years in the military with a minimum of 3 years AD; the rest may be served in the NG or USAR. 

ADDITIONAL INFORMATION AND POC:

 
Cadet Command Representative: 502-624-6937
 
Or
Fort Bragg Green to Gold Office, Smoke Bomb Hill Learning Center, BLDG H6338, Kendenburg St. (*Briefings Tues & Thurs @ 0900 hrs)