The Student Hub

Start building healthy financial habits early.

High school students

Being a student already has its challenges, don’t make finances another one

Smart products for smart students

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Getting There Savings Account


Start building healthy financial habits early

How to open an account:

Step 1

Find a branch near you.

Step 2

If you are a minor aged between 12 and 15 and do not need a debit card, bring valid government issued ID (such as a passport) to the branch. If you’re 11 and under or don’t have child ID, bring your parent/guardian with you.

Step 3

Open your account with a Scotia advisor and kick start your financial journey.

Resources in your financial backpack

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Preparing for post-secondary education: A Survival Guide for Students


How can you pay for post-secondary education? We break down our top tips for students heading off to university or college.

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What is money management?


Wondering how to know you’ve got the best student bank account? We break down how they work.

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Saving and investing your money


Understanding where your money lives and how it grows is an important part of taking control of your finances.

Useful tools

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Managing your money just got smarter


Scotia Smart Money by Advice+. A set of money management features in the Scotiabank mobile app that gives you personalized insights, advice, and more control over your money.

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Learn where you are spending and saving


A great way to plan for your financial future is to understand where you are now. Use our calculator for a better picture of your finances and to help you budget for your goals.


Looking for a credit card that’s right for you?


Take the guesswork out of choosing a credit or debit card. Use our tool to pick the type of reward that you’re most interested in.

Student scholarships and contests

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myBlueprint Scholarships


Between January to April, enter for your chance to win one of 16 $3,750 scholarship prizes5.

Frequently asked questions

Have a question?

We're here to help!

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By phone

Call us toll-free
Mon-Fri (9am-8pm)

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In person

Meet with a Scotia advisor
Book an apppointment