Shining bright is our thing. Now, it can be yours, too
Shine Brighter U is the name of our education benefit (available to U.S. employees), and it’s here to help you succeed. We want you to be the best version of you, and feel inspired to grow. We’re proud to invest in your future and help you further your education in the way that suits you best. Shine Brighter U includes all your ‘back to school’ options, including the College Start program.
There’s so much to be gained by becoming a Shine Brighter U student, on both a personal and professional level. For example, did you know that colleagues who are enrolled in an education program are twice as likely to be promoted? Take a look at the range of programs available–paid for and subsidized by us. For more information, visit our education partner site.
The Discover College Commitment: Only U.S. employees classified as a full-time, flex part-time, or regular part-time employee ("Employee") are eligible for this benefit for select associate and bachelor's degrees, which covers tuition and required supplies, books and fees after grants have been applied. Discover will pre-pay tuition directly to the university. Expenditures on qualified fees, books and supplies will be reimbursed. In addition, to be eligible, employee must be in active status, in good standing with the company, and maintain a 2.0 grade point average or higher as described in Discover's Education Assistance Program Handbook. Employees must utilize the company process to apply for this benefit and complete all required company forms, university application(s) and a Free Application for Federal Aid ("FAFSA"). Employees terminated from the Company are required to refund all covered tuition, fees, and reimbursements received within 24 months prior to the Employee's last day of employment.