ROTC at Florida Tech

ROTC at Florida Tech

Panther Battalion

Green to Gold Program

The Green to Gold program seeks talented young enlisted soldiers who have decided to leave, or are considering leaving, active duty to attend college.

Quality enlisted soldiers with officer potential who have served at least two years on active duty are allowed to voluntarily request discharge from active duty, and enroll in Army ROTC to earn baccalaureate degrees and commissions as second lieutenants.

Scholarships

  • Scholarships are awarded for two, three, or four years.
  • Soldiers with two years of college completed toward their degree are considered for two-year scholarships.
  • Soldiers with one year of college completed toward their degree are considered for three-year scholarships. 
  • Soldiers without college credit are considered for four-year scholarships.

Scholarship Benefits

  • Full tuition and fees.
  • $600 per semester for books.
  • $420 tax free stipend while enrolled in classes.
  • If qualified, Montgomery G.I. Bill / Army College Fund (MGIB/ACF) benefits.
  • Additionally, Florida Tech offers incentives such as free room and board to single scholarship winners.

Non-Scholarship Green to Gold

  • $420 per month while enrolled. 
  • Pay for attending ROTC Advanced Camp between junior and senior years of college. 
  • If qualified, Montgomery G.I. Bill / Army College Fund (MGIB/ACF) benefits.

Non-scholarship Green to Gold members can also participate in the Simultaneous Membership Program (SMP). As SMP's, soldiers are members of either a drilling Reserve or Guard unit or ROTC. SMP's are entitled to Reserve Component pay of E-5 under this program.