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1 1 ARMY ROTC Fort Campbells Green-to-Gold Representative

2 2 Purpose To provide an overview of Army ROTCs Green-to-Gold Program and allow you to make a better informed decision

3 3 What is Green-to-Gold The Green-to-Gold program is a Cadet Command Program designed to provide exceptional enlisted Soldiers an opportunity to become Army officers by completing a college degree. It is an opportunity provided by the US Army and a privilege bestowed upon you by your chain of command; it is not a right.

4 4 Schools & Information All information is located at

5 5 Options Available Green to Gold Scholarship 4-Year Scholarship 3-Year Scholarship 2-Year Scholarship 2-yr Non-scholarship Option 2-yr Active Duty Option Hip Pocket Scholarship

6 6 Scholarships 2-Year: must have completed 2 years of college credits toward your degree and have 2 years remaining 3-Year: must have completed 1 year of college credits toward your degree and have 3 years remaining 4-Year: must have 4 years of college remaining toward your degree Submit Packet to National Board

7 7 Scholarship Benefits Tuition and Miscellaneous Fees At university you are accepted to Books and Supplies $1,200 per year Monthly Tax-free Stipend $300-$500 GI Bill Benefitsuse Montgomery GI Bill or Post 9/11 GI Bill College / University Incentives

8 8 2-yr Non-Scholarship Option Must have completed 2 years of college credits toward your degree with 2 years remaining No National Board – but deadlines remain the same1 APR / 1 OCT for Fall / Spring Semester Able to Join National Guard / Reserve Simultaneous Membership Program SMP = Non-deployable

9 9 2-yr Non-Scholarship Post 9/11 GI Bill SMP Benefits Tuition Assistance - $4500 E-5 Drill - $250 Cadet Stipend - $450 MGIB (Ch 30) - $1101 (instead of post 9/11 GIB) MGIB (Ch 16) - $288 (instead of post 9/11 GIB) Reserve Kicker - $350 Total - $2439 / month – 10 months

10 10 2-yr Active Duty Option Stay on active status – keep all current pay and benefits School is place of duty Can use GI bill Do not receive time in service credit for school years Bachelors Must have 4 semesters remaining toward a Bachelors degree Competitive: currently limited to 200 slots per year; in 08, 343 packets went to the board

11 11 Hip-Pocket Scholarships All eligibility criteria apply CG has scholarships annually Compete against other Fort Campbell Soldiers Dont compete nationally CG holds local board to develop OML Once approved by the CG, the packet must be forwarded to Cadet Command NLT 1 APR

12 12 Timelines Scholarship & ADO Application Window 15 Nov - 1 Apr Alternate Date for Scholarship Only 1 Jun – 1 Oct Non-Scholarship Application Window Follow guidelines for scholarship windows The boards convene in late APR / OCT; if selected, you will be notified via your chain of command NLT 30 JUN or 31 NOV. You will then PCS or ETS prior to starting school.

13 13 Eligibility U.S. Citizen...……………… (No Waivers) Under 31 by 31 December of the calendar year when theyre eligible to commission (Waivers for NS, ADO) College credits accepted by college of choice in major.……………………………... (No Waivers) Freshman:High School Transcript/GED Sophomore: 30 semester hour credits Junior: 60 semester hour credits SAT / ACT - 4-YR Scholarship Minimum 920 / 19… (No Waivers)

14 14 Eligibility Continued 110 GT Score (No Waivers) 2 Letters of Acceptance (No Waivers) College / University Professor of Military Science (ROTC) Cumulative Grade Point Average (No Waivers) Scholarship & ADO.…2.5 Non-Scholarship…….2.0

15 15 Eligibility Continued Favorable recommendations from your chain-of-command (No Waivers) Not a Conscientious Objector.…… (No Waivers) No arrests, indictments, or convictions by a civil court or military law for other than minor traffic violations …………... (Waiverable) Minimum 2 Years Active Duty.…… (Waiverable) Montgomery GI Bill 20/30 Rule Eligible to reenlist …… (No Waivers) Less than 10 years AFS …... (Waiverable)

16 16 Eligibility Continued Applicants married to another SM with one or more dependents under 18 years of age …………….(Waiverable) Dependents No more than three ….(Waiverable) Not a single parent with custody…. (Waivers may be submitted, approvals are rare) Pass APFT (No alternate events).……………..(No Waivers) Meet Height / Weight Standards………..(No Waivers) Medical exam IAW AR ……….....(Waiverable) Commissioning source physical

17 17 Obligation Accept a commission and serve on Active Duty, in the Army Reserve, or Army National Guard upon graduation for a period of 8 years. Scholarship - Serve on Active Duty for 4 years followed by 4 year service in the ARNG, USAR or the IRR for the remainder of the obligation. (6 years for Aviation) – includes Active Duty Option Non-Scholarship - Serve on Active Duty for a minimum of 3 years followed by 5 year service in the ARNG, USAR or IRR; or request RFD for 8 years

18 18 Execution Review packet for pre-qualification Complete a G2G packet Submit the packet to the university of choice Submit to CC for qualification (by 1 APR) Board meets (MAY) Receive acceptance letter (JUN) Submit 4187 to request discharge Conduct clearing (JUL) Contract & ETS

19 19 Responsibilities ROTC Counterpart Battalion Counseling on qualification Assistance with Green-to-Gold application Checks application packet ROTC Battalion of Choice Validates eligibility Issues letter of acceptance Provides information about the institution

20 20 Resources Education Center GT testing & class to raise score (BSEP) SAT / ACT testing & tutoring Information on colleges / universities Information on Montgomery GI Bill & Army College Fund Assistance with application for university

21 21 Regulatory Facts Soldiers DO NOT lose MGIB Stop loss DOES NOT affect ETS for ROTC Soldiers DO NOT repay bonuses received Soldiers CANNOT take terminal leave Soldiers CANNOT be discharged immediately Soldiers CANNOT ETS any earlier than 30 days prior to the start date of school Soldiers get new contract; current obligation is terminated Soldiers can also accept other forms of tuition assistance via non-binding scholarships, grants, loans, etc.

22 22 More information AR Chapter 3 AR Chapter 16-2 Cadet Command Reg Click Enlisted Soldiers on left-hand bar Scroll down to find application packet and eligibility requirements for your desired option

23 23 Questions

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