The $2,500 rebate consists of a general $2,000 rebate and a $500 rebate that varies. Ie, some people have $500 student rebate, others have a separate coupon received in the mail for $500. The $2,000 rebate only applies to 2012 Foci. I don't recall if the $500 would apply to 2013 models or not.
2012 Ford Focus SEL hatchback