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Education Assistance

Our Education Assistance program is designed to help you develop your skills and knowledge so you can take your career to the next level while continuing to contribute to the company’s success.

Who is Eligible

You’re eligible to apply if you’re currently meeting performance expectations and you’re a full-time Associate.

Associates who were not with the organization during the last Performance Management cycle or did not complete a performance review must have supervisor approval.

Eligible Expenses

  • 2022-2023 tuition
  • Required textbooks

Amounts Awarded if Accepted into the Program

  • Up to $5,000 per calendar year for undergraduate classes as part of a degree program or undergraduate certificate program
  • Up to $7,500 per calendar year for graduate classes as part of a degree program or graduate certificate program

Application Process 

Step 1: Submit this electronic form to indicate your intention to participate in the Education Assistance Program.

Step 2: Register for your coursework at an accredited institution that aligns with your career goals at Caleres. This can be an Associate, Bachelors, Master’s degree program or a Professional Certification program, undergraduate or graduate certificate program.

Step 3: Submit your registration and invoice to at least 45 days prior to the start of the class. If you are registering for coursework towards a certification that is not through a university or college, please contact Amy Hunter. The invoice will be sent to your supervisor for approval.

Step 4: After applicable course or courses have been completed, submit a copy of your transcript showing your grade to This must be submitted before you register for additional courses.

Step 5: Upon graduation or completion of certification, submit a copy of your diploma or certificate to

For questions regarding the Education Assistance Program, contact Amy Hunter, Vice President of Diversity, Equity and Inclusion.