Apply from the comfort of your own home

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Apply from the comfort of your own home

  • Apply remotely: from the mobile app, open a bank account designed for U.S. and international students. 1
  • No paperwork: Simple, online application. 2
  • Save time: no need to visit a bank branch.  Apply from your home. It only takes a few minutes.
  • Frictionless communication: English or Chinese app options, bilingual phone and in-app chat support. 

Pay your major expenses before landing in the U.S.

Students Sharing Textbook

Pay your major expenses before landing in the U.S.

Add funds such as stipend, work study, or scholarship money to your Student e-Checking account to pay for tuition & other expenses.3

Students enjoy no monthly account maintenance fee

  • No account maintenance fees

  • No minimum balance required

Students enjoy no monthly account maintenance fee

Don't worry about maintaining a minimum balance.

Enjoy unlimited withdrawals from any ATM within the U.S.

Smiling Backpack Girl

Enjoy unlimited withdrawals from any ATM within the U.S.

With the Student e-Checking account, you can request an East West Bank Visa® Debit Card to be mailed to your home. 4

Traveling for school, work, or leisure – no problem.  Use any ATM machine, anywhere in the U.S., and stop worrying about paying for ATM surcharges.5

Requirements for applying for a Student e-Checking Account 2

  • 1

    Upload proof of acceptance or enrollment

  • 2

    Upload your National ID (foreign students only)

  • 3

    Must be 17 years or older

 

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