Interested in going to college while working, Walmart may be the place for you. Walmart associates can earn college credit for their work experience. Full-time and part-time associates are eligible for 15% tuition grants at U.S. public universities. Additionally, Walmart offers scholarships to associates and dependents through the Walmart Foundation.
About 75% of Walmart store management teams started out as hourly associates with 40% of promotions occurring within their first year with the company. Last year alone, Walmart promoted 170,000 people to jobs with more responsibility and higher pay. In regards to benefits, full-time and part-time associates are eligible for quarterly bonuses based on store performance. Last year alone, Walmart associates earned approximately $500 million in bonuses.
Walmart associates make a difference every day and thespirit of giving woven into the fabric of our company continues to amaze me. Muchof our workforce is involved in programs that provide disaster relief, trainwomen in agriculture and help ensure the hungry have food to eat. Associatesalso donate their own money to organizations like the American Cancer Society,United Way, Feeding America, American Heart Association and more through ourAssociate Giving Program.
The Walmart Associate Scholarship Program is administered by Scholarship America on behalf of the Walmart Foundation. The Walmart Associate Scholarship is available for U.S. Citizen or permanent legal resident of the United States. The Walmart Associate Scholarship is intended for associates who have earned a high school/home school diploma or a GED. Funding for any one degree program cannot exceed $16,000.