JBU + Tyson Foods Partnership

Tuition Scholarship & Assistance for Tyson Foods Team Members

Tyson Foods is committed to providing employees with the resources and support they need to do excellent work and to achieve their full potential. That's why Tyson has partnered with John Brown University to provide their employees with the opportunity to develop themselves through higher education.

Partnership Eligibility and Benefits

Eligible recipients can receive the discounts or scholarships offered below, as well as any other eligible AR scholarships and grants (in accordance with Tyson Foods benefit policies and AR scholarship and grant requirements). For specific information regarding tuition assistance and other educational benefits provided by Tyson Foods, employees will need to contact their human resources department.

For Those Enrolling in the 2019-2020 Academic Year

Full-time Tyson Foods team members receive a 10% tuition discount on any of our Online Undergraduate or Graduate programs.

For Those Enrolling in the 2020-2021 Academic Year 

Effective Fall 2020, full-time Tyson Foods team members and their immediate household family members will be eligible to receive a tuition scholarship of up to $2,500 per year for up to 4 years. 

This scholarship will apply to any degree program offered at JBU, including students in traditional on-campus undergraduate, online undergraduate, and graduate programs. 

Note: Scholarships for the Graduate and Online Undergraduate courses cannot exceed more than 10% of total tuition. No benefit, repayment, reprobation, or refund will be made for or to any employee relating to classes that commenced prior to the first full session beginning after the effective date. The benefit is not retroactive to previous terms of enrollment prior to verification of the employee's eligibility. The benefit is not retroactive to previous, current students in the traditional, on-campus undergraduate program.

Next Steps

1. Apply to John Brown University. The recipient will need to complete an online application for JBU before he or she is eligible for these benefits.

2. Complete an employer verification form. To verify eligibility, the Tyson Foods employee will need to submit a completed Employment Verification Form, which will be sent to you by your admissions counselor or financial aid representative.

3. Submit your completed FAFSA. If the applicant meets JBU admissions requirements, the scholarship will be confirmed as a part of their financial aid package. Please note that the FAFSA deadline for traditional, on-campus students planning to enroll in Fall 2020 is December 1, 2019. 



Feel free to contact us. We'd be happy to answer your questions!

Financial Aid Office
877-528-4636 | finaid@jbu.edu

On-Campus Undergraduate Admissions
479-524-7454 | admissions@jbu.edu 

Online Undergraduate Admissions
800-528-4723 | jbuonline@jbu.edu 

Graduate Admissions
800-528-4723 | grad@jbu.edu