Check out our best student deals and discounts

Spend and save smart with a chequing or savings account. Whether you need easy access to your money or you’re saving for the future, we have options.

Students under 25

Get $100 with CIBC Smart™ Start

Plus enjoy unlimited no-fee everyday banking until you’re 25.

Students over 25

Get $100 with CIBC Smart™ for Students

Plus enjoy unlimited no-fee everyday banking while you’re in school.

INTERNATIONAL STUDENTS NOT YET IN CANADA

Applying for an SDS permit?

Apply online in minutes for the CIBC International Student GIC program.

INTERNATIONAL STUDENTS NOT YET IN CANADA

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Applying for a Non-SDS permit?

Open and fund a Canadian account before you arrive with CIBC Smart™ Arrival3.

INTERNATIONAL STUDENTS IN CANADA

Get two products with one application

Apply online for a bank account and credit card with one quick and simple application – no Canadian credit history needed.

High-Interest savings

Save more, faster

Set yourself up for the future with a RDS%rate[3].CESA.Published(null,0.0_and over_0.0_CAD_Bonus,1,1)(#O2#)% rate by choosing CIBC eAdvantage Savings Account, which makes it easier to save more every day.

Long-term savings

Save for your next big thing

With a CIBC TFSA Tax Advantage Savings Account®, it’s easy to grow your money tax-free — and access it anytime.

Get great rewards and discounts while boosting your credit history. Choose from credit cards that offer cash back on everyday purchases and travel rewards.

Cash Back Credit Card

Get $30 cash back after you make your first purchase

Earn cash back with the CIBC Dividend® Visa* Card for Students.

Travel Rewards Credit Card

Earn up to 10,000 bonus Aventura Points

Earn travel rewards with the CIBC Aventura® Visa* Card for Students.

Start investing like a pro. We have great deals for first-time investors, plus lots of resources so you can build a portfolio, even on a student budget.

Students under 25

Get free trading with CIBC
Investor’s Edge

Young investors 18 to 24 can trade stocks online for free.

Students over 25

Start investing with a student discount and no annual fee

With CIBC Investor’s Edge, students save on online stock and options trading.

School is expensive — we’re here to help. A line of credit can help you manage education costs.

Borrowing for post-secondary

Borrow up to $80,000 with a CIBC Education Line of Credit

Get help paying for everything from tuition to your daily coffee.

Borrowing for Graduate Studies

Borrow up to $350,000 with the CIBC Professional Edge® Student Program

Get help paying for tuition, living expenses, books and supplies.

Who doesn’t love a deal? Discover our best student contests, discounts and free trials.

Full ride contest

Enter for your chance to win $35,000

We partnered with Student Life Network to help you cover 4 year’s tuition.

Student deals and discounts

Get a free SPC+ membership as a CIBC student or youth client

Save on everyday purchases with 450+ discounts of up to 30% off.

International student offer

Get 30 days of free Koodo service

Plus, receive exclusive offers when you sign up with Koodo during your 30-day free trial.

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Long-term savings

Save for your next big thing

With a CIBC TFSA Tax Advantage Savings Account®, it’s easy to grow your money tax-free — and access it anytime.

99 Scholarships initiative in collaboration with Student Life Network (SLN) aims to provide financial aid to Canadian students.

Scholarships

My Canadian Adventure

If you’re an international student in Canada, tell us how you’ve shared your culture with your new Canadian friends for a chance to win $2,000.

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You Know the Drill

If you’re currently a Canadian student learning a trade, tell us why you’re passionate about your future career for a chance to win $2,000 toward your education.

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Self-Care Superstar

Whether it’s mental, physical or spiritual, share your wellness journey and any tips you can offer other students starting their own journeys for a chance to win $2,000.

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Coast 2 Coast

If you’re a travel guru, we want in on your expertise. Share what you’d pack in your bag for your next travel adventure for a chance to win $2,000.

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#fyp (For you page)

Spill the tea about what’s on your #fyp. Include links to your favourite videos or even create your own TikTok to back up your submission for a chance to win $2,000.

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The Eras Scholarship

Are you a super fan? Choose an iconic Era and tell us why it’s the most like your student experience for a chance to win $2,000.

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Don’t Hate, Create

Unleash your creative genius and artistic talents. Whether it’s 3D image printing, building LEGO masterpieces, or composing musical works, share it with us for a chance to win $1,000 for tuition.

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Aim High with AI

This scholarship is for students who are enthusiastic about pushing the boundaries of AI. Tell us how you use AI in your daily life, then dazzle us with a unique AI-driven innovation for a chance to win $2,000.

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Knock Your Stocks Off

Whether you’re a finance major or just have a knack for the art of investing, we want to hear from you. Share your best investing tip and the strategy behind it for a chance to win $2,000.

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Vegan Vibes

This plant-powered scholarship is made for eco-conscious minds. Tell us the full story of why you decided to go vegan for a chance to win $2,000.

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Financially Savvy

Going from a beginner budgeter to a pro saver can be a lifelong journey. If you’re ready to take the next step, share the number one financial pointer you’d give to a fellow student for a chance to win $2,000.

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‘Reel’ Genius

If you’re a budding director, screenwriter, or producer, we want to hear your big movie idea. Pitch us on the project that sets your soul on fire for a chance to win $1,000.

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Discount Dynamo

Celebrate being thrifty by sharing your go-to tips and tricks when on the hunt at your local thrift shop for a chance to win $1,000 for some new threads.

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The Besties

We want to hear all about what makes your best friend the best. Tell us the story of your friendship for a chance to win $1,000 for yourself and $1,000 for your bestie. Don’t forget to tell them to enter, too, so you can both double your chances.

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More perks for students

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