Ford DRIVES U College Student Purchase Program
We know tuition and books are expensive. That's why we developed the College Student Purchase Program. College students and recent graduates are eligible for a $500 incentive, plus great rates through Ford Credit when you purchase or lease a new Ford vehicle.
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Sign up below to receive $500 off a new vehicle purchase or lease, in addition to other great offers from Ford.
Student or Graduate Bonus Cash
Note: By completing this registration form, students will be pre-registered and opted-in to receive information for the College Student Purchase Program. This registration applies to residents of the United States and only applicable to sales in the USA.
Current college students and recent college graduates who purchase or lease an eligible new vehicle and take retail delivery from dealer stock by January 4, 2021, are eligible. Special-order vehicles must arrive and be delivered by January 4, 2021. Vehicles delivered after January 4, 2021, are not eligible for $500 Student Bonus Cash. See dealer for eligible vehicles and complete details.
To receive the $500 offer, register using the form and show proof of student eligibility.
To be eligible, students must meet one of the below requirements:
- Active College/Trade School Students:
Student is enrolled Full-time OR Half-time based on the specifications of an accredited Four-Year College/University, Junior College, Community College, or Trade School that the student is attending
- Active Graduate Students:
Student is currently enrolled based on the specifications of an accredited Graduate School program
- Recent College Graduates:
Student has graduated and is within 3 years from their date of graduation. For example, student graduates May 6, 2018 – they will be eligible until May 31, 2021. A student graduated on May 4, 2018, they are eligible through May 31, 2021.
- High School Seniors or Recent High School Graduates with a letter of intent to attend a qualifying university:
Student must have completed all requirements for graduation to qualify using an anticipated or future graduation date, and have can provide Letter of Intent to attend a qualified university.
- College Student Internships Participants, Trade School Apprenticeships and Medical Student residencies now qualify with the following restrictions:
Student has attended or will attend college classes again between May 1, 2018 and January 2, 2021.
- Recent College Graduates of an accredited Four Year College/Alumni:
Student has graduated and is within 3 years from their date of graduation. For example, student graduates May 6, 2018 – they will be eligible until May 31, 2021. A student graduated on May 4, 2018 is eligible through May 31, 2021
Ineligible Student Categories:
- Those students enrolled less than half time based on the specifications of an accredited College/University/Trade School.
- One-course completion certificates
- On-the-job training courses (i.e. sales training, teaching certificates, professional designations and adult education courses)
- English as a second language courses do not qualify
Proof of Student Eligibility
Proof of Full-Time or Half Time enrollment status based on the specifications of an accredited Four-Year College/University, Junior College, Community College, or Trade School
For those students between terms (i.e. summer semester/vacation) or recent high school seniors entering their first term in college in the fall of 2021, proof of prior or future term enrollment (see examples below)
Examples of eligible documentation include, but are not limited to the following:
- Copy of College/University Diploma
- Copy of Final Transcript
- Letter from College/University/Trade School Registrar’s office stating conferred graduation date and type of degree earned
- Dated letter of intent confirming enrollment – valid for no more than 6 months
- Current class schedule
Note: Student’s full name and school name must be listed as an original part of the provided documentation.
*Program #37422: $500 Bonus Cash for current college students and recent college graduates who purchase or lease an eligible new 2020/2021/2022 model year Ford or Lincoln vehicle. Must take retail delivery from dealer stock by 1/4/22. This incentive is not available on Mustang Shelby® GT350®/GT350R/GT500®, Ford GT, F-150 Raptor, Bronco and Mach-E. May not be used with other Ford or Lincoln private or commercial offers. Limit of 5 new eligible vehicle purchases or leases. U.S. residents only. Visit FordDrivesU.com or see your authorized Ford or Lincoln Dealer for qualifications and complete details.