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HOW TO APPLY FOR EDUCATIONAL ASSISTANCE PROGRAM REIMBURSEMENT

Effective May 1, 2020

Ben E. Keith Company offers full time employees with six months of service the opportunity to receive up to $5,250 each year towards an Associate, Bachelor, or Master’s degree at accredited two and four-year institutions.

Continuing (or starting) your education with the help of Ben E. Keith Company is a great way to develop your career.

How to apply

1. Complete the one page application then submit to education@benekeith.com by the below deadlines. You’ll need to provide details about your degree and anticipated financial request. Your manager must sign your application and must be in good standing to be eligible. You will need Adobe Acrobat Reader to view and complete the form.

Applications should be submitted no later than:

  • July 15 for Fall 2020 semester
  • November 15 for 2021 Spring semester
  • April 15 for 2021 Summer semester

If the deadline falls on a weekend, the deadline will be the following Monday.

2. The Educational Review Committee will review applications shortly after the deadline. You’ll be notified of whether you are accepted into the program within four weeks.

3. You will be reimbursed each quarter for approved expenses, including tuition, fees, and books after you submit receipts. In addition, you must provide documentation such as a transcript that shows you have received a grade of C or higher.

4. If accepted into the program, you must submit your invoice/receipts for reimbursement within 60 days of completing each semester’s coursework.

For additional details, review the Educational Assistance Program Policy.