Discount Tire & Arizona State University Scholarship Program

An inviting, easy way to achieve your DREAMS …

Discount Tire and Arizona State University are joining together to help you achieve your educational DREAMS. ALL Discount Tire and America’s Tire employees and their dependents are eligible to receive a 20% scholarship towards undergraduate and graduate programs through ASU Online.

As a Discount Tire employee, you and your spouse and children will have access to:

  • 175+ ASU degree programs, 100% online
  • Flexibility of online courses with multiple start dates
  • Personalized support from your ASU success coach
  • 20% scholarship amount is in addition to Discount Tire’s existing Tuition Assistance Program

You can be confident that ASU will help meet you and your family’s personal and professional DREAMS. Invest in yourself. Invest in your future. Dream big.

To get started, visit goto.asuonline.asu.edu/discounttire. For more information, expand content by topic below:

What is the Discount Tire & ASU Scholarship?

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  • 20% scholarship, covering ASU base tuition and mandatory fees, distributed by semester.
  • Active Discount Tire employees become eligible on the first day of employment.
  • Spouse and immediate dependents* are also eligible.
  • Scholarship may be applied towards undergraduate, graduate and certificate programs offered through ASU Online. Note: The scholarship does not apply to the Online Master of Computer Science (MCS) program.

* A dependent is defined as a your son, daughter, step child or adopted child. The dependent must be under 24 years of age during the academic year for which they are receiving the scholarship.

How do I receive my scholarship?

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  1. Connect with an ASU Enrollment Coach by filling out a Request for Information: goto.asuonline.asu.edu/discounttire
  2. Select a degree program and complete the ASU Online application.
  3. Once admitted, to verify eligibility for the scholarship:

    Employees of Discount Tire must notify ASU of their employment with Discount Tire by completing the form located at https://www.asu.edu/go/cpselfreport. (Note: this must be done after being admitted to ASU, but only needs to be done once.)

    Spouses/Dependents of a Discount Tire employee must submit the Corporate Partner Dependent Declaration form each semester in order to verify eligibility and receive the scholarship. The form can be accessed and submitted at:
    https://students.asu.edu/forms/corporate-partners-dependent-declaration-forms

  4. Congratulations! The scholarship for ASU Online will post automatically in the Finances section of my.asu.edu once it has been processed. The scholarship is awarded at the beginning of each term: Fall, Spring & Summer.

Earned Admission

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Whether you’re looking for a jump start, or a fresh start, Earned Admission can help you get there.

Earned Admission provides a clear track into college, no matter your background or previous academic performance. Whether you are not yet admissible into ASU or are unsure college is right for you, Earned Admission gives you an opportunity to test the waters without committing financially or risking your GPA. Complete your Track with the necessary GPA to earn your admission into ASU.

Begin Today: No transcript or minimum GPA required.

Pay After You Pass: Pay for a course only after you earn the grade you need. Try college without risking your GPA.

Earn University Credit: Same courses, same faculty, same credit. If you pass a course, you make direct progress toward graduation. Once completed, a student can pay $400 per course to receive credit on their ASU transcript.

How does it work?

Request an invitation to participate by visiting: goto.asuonline.asu.edu/dtea and an ASU Earned Admission Coach will connect with you soon to determine if EA is right for you!

ASU Online Student FAQ’s

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Here are some commonly asked questions about learning online. Don’t see an answer you’re looking for? An ASU Enrollment Coach is ready to help!

Will my diploma and transcript say ‘Arizona State University’ or ‘Arizona State University Online’?
Your diploma and transcripts will say Arizona State University — just like students studying on campus. ASU’s online students are an important part of ASU’s student body. Every year, hundreds of ASU Online students travel from across the nation to participate in graduation ceremonies. We hope to see you there!

Are online programs comparable in quality to on-campus programs?
Yes. The same faculty and instructors that teach on campus also teach ASU Online courses. This means that the rigor, quality of the content and course load is the same as on-campus classes.

Can you tell me about the “classroom” experience?
ASU Online is designed with you in mind. ASU instructors and faculty use a variety of methods to share materials, create opportunities for student interaction and monitor their progress throughout the course. One of the benefits of completing your degree online is flexibility. A few courses may require specific log-on times for certain activities or assignments, but most courses have assignments and due dates so students can look ahead and complete them at a comfortable pace.

How often can I start classes? How much should I plan to study?
ASU Online offers six starts dates per year. The majority of the courses are 7.5 weeks in length and most students take 1–2 classes at a time. While every student studies differently, you should plan to spend 15-18 hours a week on coursework for one class.

Does Discount Tire offer additional education assistance to help pay for tuition at ASU?
Yes! The Discount Tire & ASU Scholarship is just one way to fund your education. Check with your Discount Tire Human Resources Team to see if you’re eligible for tuition reimbursement as well as additional scholarships that may exist within Discount Tire.


Speak to an enrollment advisor today to choose a degree program to help meet your goals: goto.asuonline.asu.edu/discounttire

Mark Your Calendar

Ready to begin? Pay attention to the following start dates. It’s best to allow 6-8 weeks to complete the enrollment process and sign-up for classes.

2018-2019 Academic Calendar:

Spring 2019
Session A:
Monday, 1/7/2019 – Tuesday, 2/26/2019
Session B:
Monday, 3/11/2019 – Friday, 4/26/2019 **

Summer 2019
Session A:
Monday, 5/20/2019 – Friday, 6/28/2019
Session B:
Wednesday, 7/3/2019 – Tuesday, 8/13/2019

Fall 2019
Session A:
Thursday, 8/22/2019 – Friday, 10/11/2019
Session B:
Wednesday, 10/16/2019 – Friday, 12/6/2019

** ASU Online and iCourses may end on Tuesday, 4/30/2019

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