For ALL full-time and part-time college students ( Freshmen , Sophomores , Juniors and Seniors ), recent college or trade school graduates and current graduate school students. -Effective June 20 , 2017 , the following changes will be made to the 2017 College Student Purchase Program: The Ford College Student Purchase Program provides eligible college students and recent graduates with bonus cash , plus great rates through Ford Credit when they purchase or lease a new Ford vehicle. Also effective for all program sales after June 20 , 2017 , the process to verify student/recent graduate eligibility will be managed though customer registration via ID.me ( similar to the Ford Military appreciation and the First Responder programs. ) All customers should be directed to www.FordDrivesU.com to apply for this offer. This enrollment will no longer be processed by the dealerships and should be directed back to the College Student to complete.