Global Student Account Benefits

  • Student Fee Waiver Benefits 1

    Qualifying students will enjoy waivers of their monthly maintenance fee, ATM usage fees, and more

  • Deals & Perks

    Exclusive student deals and discounts at select merchants

  • Unlock Benefits for a Family Member 2

    With our Family Bridge program, you can invite a qualifying family member to enjoy special account benefits too

  • Visa® Debit Card 3, 4

    Use your Visa® Debit Card to withdraw cash from ATMs or pay merchants at home or while traveling abroad

  • We Speak Your Language

    Customer service in English, Mandarin and Cantonese

  • Convenient access

    With 100+ branches in the U.S. and access to thousands of ATMs, we're never far away when you need us

Apply for a student account anytime, anywhere

Apply for a student account anytime, anywhere

  • Apply remotely in minutes using our Mobile App.5
  • Conveniently scan required ID documents.6
    • Must be 17 years or older to apply.
  • U.S. Students:
    • Current Proof of Acceptance or Student ID Card, and a U.S. Social Security Number (SSN).
  • International Students:
    • Currently accepting the following government IDs: People’s Republic of China Identity Card, Hong Kong SAR Passport and Permanent Identity Card, Taiwan Passport and Identity Card.
    • Apply now, scan your U.S. visa later

Waiting for your U.S. visa? That’s OK, apply for a Global Student account today – and provide us with a copy later! Terms and conditions apply. 1

Pay your major expenses before school starts

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Pay your major expenses before school starts

Add funds, such as from a stipend, work study, or scholarship, to your Global Student account to pay for tuition and other expenses. 7

Family Bridge program 2

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Family Bridge program 2

Invite a qualifying family member to receive exclusive Family Bridge Benefits when they connect their eligible East West Bank account to your Global Student account.


Global Student Account FAQs