Student Bonus Program
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Still in school? Just graduated?
General Motors wants to help you get in the driver's seat of your very own new Chevrolet, Buick, GMC or Cadillac vehicle with the GM Student Bonus program.
How does it work?
Looking for a new ride? Well, if you're a student, when you buy or finance a new Chevrolet, Buick, GMC or Cadillac vehicle, you can get up to $750 off your purchase!* That means more money for textbooks, right?
The GM Student Bonus is open to eligible individualso who:
- Are full-time high school students of a recognized high school
- Have graduated** within the last 4 years from a recognized high school
- Are part-time*** or full-time students who are enrolled in an accredited college, CEGEP or university
- Have graduated** within the last 4 years from an accredited college, CEGEP or university
- Are part-time*** or full-time students of an Adult and Vocational program
- Have graduated** within the last 4 years from an accredited part-time or full-time Adult and Vocational program
If You Can Dream it, You Can Drive it!
With a great choice of eligible vehicles, the GM Student Bonus offers some truly exciting rides.
Click on the tabs below to see the eligible vehicles and visit the Virtual Showroom for a closer look at your favourite GM vehicles.
Want even more savings?
If you have a GM Card, then you can redeem your GM Card Earnings towards the Total Purchase Price of any eligible new Chevrolet, Buick, GMC or Cadillac vehicle (subject to Vehicle Redemption Allowances), while also taking advantage of the GM Student Bonus program. Plus, if someone in your immediate family has GM Card Earnings they're not using, you can get them to transfer them over to you. Find out more
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*Eligible students or recent graduates receive a Student Bonus credit of $500 or $750 (tax inclusive) (credit amount depends on vehicle purchased) to use towards the purchase or lease of one eligible new 2011/2012 Chevrolet, Buick, GMC or Cadillac vehicle delivered between January 4, 2012 and January 3, 2013. Vehicle must be registered solely in name of applicant (but contracts may be co-signed) for a minimum of six months and 12,000 kilometers. Limit of one vehicle purchase, finance or lease per eligible individual in his/her lifetime; offer not available to recipients of any previous GM student/graduate offer. Limited time offer, which replaces certain prior GM offers and may not be combined with certain current GM offers. Void where prohibited by law. General Motors of Canada Limited may modify, extend or terminate this offer in whole or in part at any time without notice. For full program details, including participant and vehicle eligibility, please visit your local dealer or call 1-800 GM DRIVE.
oApplicant must be a legal resident of Canada of age of majority in their province or territory of residence at time of application with a valid Canadian Driver's License. Individuals must meet the eligibility and other offer requirements during the offer period. Limited to institutions in or outside Canada as currently approved or recognized by General Motors of Canada Limited. See your Dealer for eligible institutions. As part of the transaction Dealer may request eligibility documentation and will contact GMCL to verify eligibility. Determination of full-time status at discretion of GMCL as determined through supporting documentation. For full program details, please visit your local Chevrolet, Buick, or GMC Dealer or call 1-800 GM DRIVE.
**For graduates the 4-year eligibility period will be measured from the date shown on the graduate's diploma.
***Working towards a degree or diploma for a program consisting of the equivalent of two years or 16 months of study.
Note: A student is eligible only once in his/her lifetime.