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Let us help you learn about the McDonald's tuition assistance program

  • McDonald’s eligible crew members who work a minimum of 15 hours per week for more than 90 days - have $2,500 available per year in tuition assistance.
  • Eligible McDonald’s managers have $3,000 available per year in tuition assistance.

To learn about this program visit your local McDonald’s or www.ArchwaysToOpportunity.com.

At McDonald’s, I can choose my hours and pursue my education. McDonald’s Works for Me.

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  • Credits that transfer from Ivy Tech to four-year institutions throughout Indiana and beyond.
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If as a McDonald's restaurant employee you have done local trainings, you may be able to apply each of those McDonald's trainings to multiple degree or certification paths. 

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Who's Eligible?

McDonald's restaurant employees at any McDonald’s Restaurant are eligible after 90 days and a minimum of 15 hours of work per week.

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