Student Banking Advantage Plan

Choose the rewards program that best suits you

Earn and redeem 
Scotia Rewards travel points

Scotiabank Passport Debit Card

Scotiabank Passport® Debit Card

Now use debit to earn travel rewards

Sign up today and get up to 5,000 Scotia Rewards points1

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Earn SCENE points for
movies, meals and more

Scotia Scene Visa Debit card

Entertainment Rewards

The fastest way to earn SCENE points

Scotiabank SCENE rewards let you enjoy free movies, meals and more1

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Access to cash 
at any of 55,000 ABMs

ScotiaCard Visa Debit

ScotiaCard

Your access to
banking

Instant access to Scotiabank's full range of convenient money management services.

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Monthly Fee

Free

transactions with Scotia OnLine, Mobile Banking Teller & the ABM3

UNLIMITED

3 Easy steps

100% safe & secure

Top reasons to choose this account

  • Perfect if you’re attending college, university, or CEGEP full time3

  • No monthly fee

  • Unlimited Interac e-Transfers4

  • Unlimited transactions with Scotia OnLine, Mobile Banking Teller, and the ABM2

  • Ideal account to use with Mobile Wallet

  • Account Details

    Monthly Record-keeping Options and Fees, for complete details review Summary of Account Fees.

    Core Account Features & Fees
    Monthly Fee Free
    Number of debit transactions Unlimited
    Charge for additional debit transactions No charge
    Minimum daily balance to waive fee
    N/A
    Account Extras
    Interac e-Transfers
    Unlimited5
    Cheques
    Personalized cheques can be purchased
    For Students
    L'earn™ VISA card (subject to approval), 
    SCENE® Visa card (subject to approval)
    Record Keeping Charges may apply for additional record-keeping services
    Paperless Free
    Paper Statement Free
    Paper statement with cheque image return Free
    Interest Rate
    No interest is paid on this account.

    Helpful Account Services

    Great services to help you manage your money

    Free Scotia® InfoAlerts

    Receive an email, text message, or in app push notification when important account activity happens.

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    Overdraft Protection

    Manage everyday expenses knowing you won't be caught short of funds.

    Protect your account
    Interac4 e-Transfer

    Pay your Internet, cell phone bill and more automatically. No missed due dates and no late fees.

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    Pre-Authorized Payments

    Pay your Internet, cell phone bill and more automatically. No missed due dates and no late fees.

    Set up a payment
    Direct Deposit

    Have your paycheque, pension and more automatically deposited into your account and access your money right away.

    Set it up
    Mobile Wallet

    Forgot your wallet? Use your smartphone to pay for small everyday purchases. 

    Pay with your phone
    Western UnionTM

    A perfect way to send funds to family and friends worldwide.

    Find out how
    Global ATM Alliance

    Travelling? Use selected ABMs to withdraw cash and avoid paying access fees.

    Learn how

    Free Add-Ons

    Make saving easier with these convenient add-ons.

    Bank The Rest® Savings Program

    Bank The Rest® Savings Program

    Pre-Authorized Contributions

    Save automatically. It's the easiest way to save for the things that matter to you

    Tools

    Account Selector

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    Bank The Rest® Demo & Calculator

    Turn Your Debit Purchases Into Savings

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    Chequing & Savings Comparison Tool

    Find the one that's right for you

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    SCENE Calculator

    See how fast points add up!

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    Additional Information

  • Unlimited transactions include: Interac debit card purchases, ABM cash withdrawals, bill payments (Including pre-authorized debits), account transfers and cheques.

  • No monthly fee

  • Eligible for CDIC insurance5

  • Summary of Account Fees

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