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Army ROTC (Reserve Officers' Training Corps)

Green to Gold Programs

The Army Green to Gold program provides options for soldiers interested in pursuing a baccalaureate or graduate degree and earning a commission as an Army Officer.

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Active Duty Option
Soldiers remain on Active Duty and attend college using education benefit.

Scholarship Option (2, 3, and 4 year)
Soldiers leave Active Duty to attend college with full tuition or room and board (capped), flat rate book payment, and a monthly stipend.

Hip Pocket Scholarship (2, 3, 4 year)
Soldiers are selected by their Division Commander to complete their degree.

Non-Scholarship Option
Soldiers leave Active Duty to attend college while receiving a monthly stipend.

G2G Programs Information


Program Information Booklets


Application Deadlines

Phase I:

  • Application Window Opens: 12 June 22
  • Application Window Closes: 25 November 22
  • G2G Selection Board: 5-9 December 2022 (Selected Soldiers will move to Phase II)

Phase II (If selected from Phase I):

  • Begins: January 2023 until May 2023
    • If waivers are needed, they will be submitted during Phase II, if selected.
    • 104-R forms will be created
    • PMS Letter will be generated.
  • Offer Letters Sent to Fully Qualified Soldiers: March – April 2023
  • Soldiers Receive Orders: End of June 2023
  • Begin G2G Program: August 2023

G2G Active Duty Option (ADO) Resources

This is a 21-month Program (August 2023 – May 2025).

Soldiers must graduate and commission in May 2025 with a BS/BA or Master’s Degree (104-R Academic Planner is KEY).

Phase I:

Required Documents for Phase I:

  • ERB
  • College Transcripts
  • Application (174-R)
  • Academic Summary
  • ACFT (after 1 Oct. 2022)

Phase II:

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For More Information Contact:

Mr. Patrick "Scott" Jones
ROTC Recruiting Operations Officer
706-536-4640
jones_patrick@columbusstate.edu
Stanley Hall Room 110
Office Hours:  9 a.m.- 5 p.m.

Transfer Credits / Transcript Review:

Sunae Euell
Associate Registrar
euell_sunae@columbusstate.edu
706-507-8814
University Hall 125

104-R Assistance:

Angela Howard
ROTC Academic Support Assistant
(706) 565-1461
howard_angela1@columbusstate.edu
Stanley Hall Room 115


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