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Ford College Student Purchase Program – Guide for Students in Ohio

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In celebration of your hard work and dedication, Sarchione Ford is excited to announce the Ford College Student Recognition program – an exclusive incentive for current college or trade school students or Alumni within 2 years of their anticipated graduation date. Eligible students or graduates are eligible to receive a $750 Exclusive Cash Reward* on a Purchase or a $500 Exclusive Cash Reward* on a Lease of an eligible new 2023/2024/2025 model year Ford Bronco Sport, Bronco, Escape, Edge, Mustang, Ranger, Maverick, or F-150.

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Who is Eligible?

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/Alumni

• Student has graduated and is within 2 years from their date of graduation.

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 can provide a Letter of Intent to attend a qualified university.

College Student Internship Participants, Trade School Apprenticeships and Medical Student residencies now qualify with the following restrictions:

• Student is currently attending or will attend next semester.

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 (e.g. sales training, teaching certificates, professional designations and adult education courses)

• English as a second language courses do not qualify

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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, 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.

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Get Started Now!

You’re just four quick steps away from getting behind the wheel of a new Ford at an outstanding price.

  1. Verify your eligibility for the College Student Purchase Program by viewing the program details listed above.
  2. Complete the eligibility form found at Next, print your certificate and bring it to Sarchione Ford.
  3. Shop our extensive inventory either online or in person at the dealership. Our Ford product experts are here to help you find the perfect vehicle for your budget and lifestyle.
  4. Drive home in your new Ford vehicle!

Not sure how to complete this online process? Don’t worry. Our sales team is experienced in the verification process and can help you with the application and verification process right here at the dealership!

*Program #32282: $750 Exclusive Cash Reward on a purchase or a $500 Exclusive Cash Reward on a lease for current college students and recent college graduates on eligible new 2023/2024/2025 model year Ford Bronco® Sport, Bronco®, Escape®, Edge®, Mustang®, Ranger®, Maverick® or F-150®. Must take new retail delivery from an authorized Ford Dealer's stock by 1/2/25. This incentive is not available on Ford Mustang Dark Horse, Mustang Mach 1, Mustang Mach-E®, Ford GT, Ranger Raptor, F-150 Raptor® or F-150 Lightning®. May not be used with other Ford private or commercial offers. Limit of 5 new eligible vehicle purchases or leases. U.S. residents only. Ford reserves the right to change, modify or discontinue this program at any time. See your authorized Ford Dealer for qualifications and complete details.


Although every reasonable effort has been made to ensure the accuracy of the information contained on this site, absolute accuracy cannot be guaranteed. This site, and all information and materials appearing on it, are presented to the user "as is" without warranty of any kind, either express or implied. All vehicles are subject to prior sale. Price does not include applicable tax, Doc Fee ($250), and title/license charges ($33.50). ‡Vehicles shown at different locations are not currently in our inventory (Not in Stock) but can be made available to you at our location within a reasonable date from the time of your request, not to exceed one week.

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