Thank you! Your entry has been received.

You are now registered for a chance to win a $1,000 scholarship from M&T Bank. The drawings will take place on or about September 15, 2021. Winners will be notified by email or telephone. 

Learn more about our student banking solutions.

Student loans 

Student aid, scholarships and grants don’t always cover the full cost of education. To help bridge the gap, explore our student loan options for undergraduate students, graduate students and parents.

Borrow responsibly. We encourage students and families to start with savings, grants, scholarships, and federal student loans to pay for college. Students and families should evaluate all anticipated monthly loan payments, and how much the student expects to earn in the future, before considering a private student loan.

Checking accounts made easy

For students with checking account needs, we offer four unique personal checking account options that include convenient features like Zelle®, digital wallet and mobile check deposit.

Must have a bank account in the U.S. to use Zelle®. Transactions typically occur in minutes when the recipient's email address or U.S. mobile number is already enrolled with Zelle. Zelle® and the Zelle® related marks are wholly owned by Early Warning Services, LLC and are used herein under license. Other product and company names mentioned herein are the property of their respective owners.
Visa will process transactions similar to how they process your physical card transactions today except rather than receiving your actual card number, merchants will receive the unique virtual card number associated with your M&T credit, debit or Commercial card. M&T Commerical Cards are not eligible for use with Fitbit Pay or Garmin Pay.
Deposits are subject to verification. Funds not available for immediate withdrawal. Deposit limits and other terms, conditions, fees and restrictions may apply. Business day is defined as Monday through Friday, except Federal Holidays. 

Digital financial education suite of tools

We’ve built a Financial Education Center with students in mind. When it comes to banking for college students, we offer topics such as budgeting and paying for college. Wherever you are on your financial journey, we can help. 

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SWEEPSTAKES: NO PURCHASE, ACCOUNT OPENING, LOAN APPLICATION, DEPOSIT OR PAYMENT IS NECESSARY TO ENTER OR WIN THIS SWEEPSTAKES, NOR WILL IT INCREASE YOUR CHANCE OF WINNING.  VOID WHERE PROHIBITED. Sweepstakes period is from 9:00 a.m. ET on May 17, 2021 through August 31, 2021 at 11:59:59 p.m. ET. You must be at least 18 years of age and be enrolled as a full-time or part-time (at least 6 hours) student at a post-secondary institution, including but not limited to junior colleges and vocational schools, during the 2021 calendar year. Only legal residents of CT, DC, DE, MD, NJ, NY, PA, VA, and WV are eligible. You may also enter by mailing a postcard with your first name, last name, full address, age, telephone number, email address (if any) and name and state of your post-secondary educational institution to: M&T Bank Scholarship Sweepstakes, P.O. Box 606, Owings Mills, MD  21117 (“Entry” or if plural, “Entries”). Mail-in entries must be received by the end of the Sweepstakes Period. Limit one Entry per person regardless of method. Additional restrictions may apply. 
Official Rules, including all eligibility requirements and restrictions, may be viewed here: M&T Bank Scholarship Sweepstakes Rules
Employees or contractors of Sponsor, MGH, Inc. (the “Administrator”), or their affiliates, advertising, promotion and fulfillment agencies (collectively, “Sweepstakes Entities”) and members of their immediate families or households are not eligible. Winners of any other M&T Bank contest or sweepstakes in the previous six-month period are ineligible.
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PRIVACY: Information collected from any entrant will be used only for statistical analysis and for purposes of the Sweepstakes (including, without limitation, the Prize drawings performed by the Administrator) and to notify and announce the Winners as set forth in these Official Rules.  Such information will not be reused, sold or shared in any other manner by Sponsor unless entrant has requested to receive additional information and promotional material from Sponsor (in which case, entrant can opt out of such communications at any time).  Sponsor’s privacy policy is available at https://www.mtb.com/help-center/policies/privacy-policy.  
Borrow responsibly. We encourage students and families to start with savings, grants, scholarships, and federal student loans to pay for college. Students and families should evaluate all anticipated monthly loan payments, and how much the student expects to earn in the future, before considering a private student loan.
Student Loan: All loans and lines of credit and all terms referenced are subject to credit approval and other conditions. Other terms, conditions, fees and restrictions may apply.
Unless otherwise specified, all advertised offers and terms and conditions of accounts and services are subject to change at any time without notice. After an account is opened or service begins, it is subject to its features, conditions and terms, which are subject to change at any time in accordance with applicable laws and agreements. Please contact an M&T representative for full details.
M&T BANK RESERVES THE RIGHT TO MODIFY OR DISCONTINUE PRODUCTS, SERVICES, AND BENEFITS AT ANY TIME WITHOUT NOTICE.
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