Enlisted Army Soldiers

Green to Gold

Currently enlisted soldiers who meet timelines for the Green to Gold Scholarship program can apply online. Soldiers who have completed their time in service and are applying for admission to Western Michigan University should call the WMU Department of Military Science at (800) WMU-ROTC (7682) or contact Brett Johnson.

Enrollment options

The Army Green to Gold program is designed to offer enlisted soldiers in the Army the opportunity to earn a commission as army officers. This program offers enlisted soldiers several unique ways to earn a baccalaureate or graduate degree:

  • Green to Gold Scholarship Option — For soldiers who are considering leaving active duty to attend college while receiving full tuition or room and board (capped), flat-rate book payment and a monthly stipend.
  • Green to Gold Active Duty Option — For soldiers who want to remain on active duty and attend college. You must be able to complete your degree in two academic years.
  • Green to Gold Non-Scholarship — For soldiers who are considering leaving active duty to attend college while receiving a monthly stipend.