The Student Hub

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Post-secondary students

We’ve made banking easy so you can focus on your studies

Smart products for smart students

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Student Banking Advantage® Plan


A worry-free account matched for student life

Savings account
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MomentumPLUS Savings Account


Reward yourself with a great everyday interest rate

Special Offer
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Scene+TM Student banking bundle


Earn up to $360* in welcome bonuses and savings when you bundle your banking

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Scotia iTRADE®


Get the perks when you sign up for the Student Banking Advantage Plan1

Credit cards
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Credit cards for Students


Start building your credit history and collect rewards while you’re enrolled in school

Line of credit
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Personal Line of Credit for Students


Help finance your education or other day-to-day expenses while you’re in school

Healthcare and Professional Students

Focus on your training, while we focus on your financial well-being

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Medical School

Start your journey to financial wellness

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Dental School

Get solutions designed to help you work through this important chapter

Student Professional

Student Professionals

Setting you up for financial success in your professional field of study

What do I need to open an account?

Step 1

Decide if you want to open your account online or in person by booking an appointment   

Step 2

Provide ID (one of the following valid pieces of government issued ID):

  • Passport
  • Driver’s license
  • Other valid government issued identification card

Step 3

Verify your student status with one of the following documents:

  • Student card with expiry date
  • Current course timetable
  • Letter from school confirming your enrollment
  • Receipt for paid tuition for the current academic term
  • Acceptance letter

Eligible proof of enrollment needs to include your full name, school name, date, and duration of program enrolled in.

Resources in your financial backpack

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What you need to know about investing as a student


Investing as a student doesn’t have to be complicated. This beginner’s guide covers everything you need to know to get started.

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How to choose the right bank account


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

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Everything you need to know about student credit cards


Now’s the time to start thinking about first credit card and building a credit history.

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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Scotia wants to fund your future


Between August and January, enter for your chance to win a $30,000 tuition prize.2

Internships and career opportunities

Check out our open roles for students and new grads, as well as internships and co-op placements.

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