How to Apply for the Bank Americard Cash Rewards for Students Visa Credit Card

Bank of America (BoA) offers a variety of student-centric credit cards, the cash reward option being the Bank Americard Cash Rewards for Students Visa Credit Card (whew!). This card boasts good rewards potential and relatively competitive rates. For those interested in applying we at have created an easy-to-follow application guide, just below, that will carry you through the process unscathed.

Give the BoA Privacy Policy a read before applying. It’s important to understand how your sensitive personal information will be handled once you submit it to BoA.


All applicants must meet the following requirements:

  • Be a student
  • Have a valid US street address

How to Apply

The secured application form is available from the BoA card summary page which details the nature of the rewards and fee-structure of the credit card. Select the blue apply now link to continue on to the secure application.


Step 1- Personal Information

Submit to BoA the following pieces of identification information:

  • Full name
  • Address
  • Phone number
  • Email address
  • Country of citizenship
  • Country of residence
  • Date of birth
  • Mother’s maiden name



Step 2- Student and Financial Information

In order for BoA to evaluate your creditworthiness and thus determine the APR you will get sidled with they will need you to provide the following financial information:

  • Student status
  • Employment status
  • Years in school
  • Total annual income
  • Source of income
  • Liquid assets
  • Housing status
  • Monthly housing payment


Step 3- Additional Options

BoA gives you the option towards the end of the application to perform a balance transfer or add a cardholder. If you would like to perform one or both of these actions do so now.


Step 4- Terms and Conditions

Give the terms and conditions a thoroughly reading to ensure that the terms are in sync with your current financial situation. If it all looks good simply select review your information to see your application in full before submitting it to BoA for evaluation.