Through the recently launched youth programme, G-BAM Hi5ive, Globacom Nigeria has joined large companies like MTN, Shell, Total and other company-funded financial aid providers to announce the Glo GBAM scholarships for Nigerian students starting 2012.
The Globacom youth programme, G-BAM Hi5ive offers a variety of products which the company claims is the lowest call tariff ever in the Nigerian market. This initiative from Globacom comes with several packages, but obviously the interest of most young Nigerians is the Glo GBAM Scholarships for Secondary and Tertiary (University, College of Education, Polytechnic) students.
The Scholarship Programme- G-BAM Scholar
A major aspect of the youth programme is the G-BAM Scholar which empowers the Nigerian student community by offering a scholarship of $5 million for 1,000 students.
Mohammed Jameel, Globacom’s Group Chief Operating Officer, explained that 250 students would be selected every quarter of the year for $ 5,000 worth of scholarship starting from 2012. In his words, “This will help aspiring students to fulfill their academic ambitions, pursue their dreams and passion, and also take care of meritorious students and young people”. Be on the G-BAM platform and you could be among the 250 students to earn $5,000 scholarships every quarter.
G-BAM Scholarship Online Application & Questionnaire
You must complete and submit an online application and questionnaire to be considered for the award of the Glo G-Bam scholarship. Hardcopy submissions will not be accepted.
Globacom reserves the right to cross check any personal and educational information you submit on the form with relevant bodies including officials of your institution. Incomplete and/or inaccurate submissions will be disqualified. If you are selected for the award of the G-Bam scholarship, you will be notified by………..
• You must be a Glo G-Bam Hi 5ive customer (To migrate, dial *100*5*1#)
• You must recharge at least a cumulative of N500 in a month.
• You must be enrolled in either a secondary school or a tertiary institution in Nigeria
Become a G-BAM scholar and fulfill your academic dreams with $5 million in scholarships for 1,000 students. Be on the G-BAM platform and you could be among the 250 students to earn $5,000 scholarships every quarter.
With the G-BAM Hi 5ivepackage/plan, you make calls at 5k/sec to 5 friends on Glo network. To Register Friends, Dial *101*1*FRIEND’S NUMBER#. Make calls to any network @ 25k/sec, however, all benefits are available at a daily access fee of N10 i.e N300 monthly.
Other G-BAM HI 5ive packages includes
Chat all you want with Free weekend chatting. Text ‘Chat’ to 20805 and enjoy free chatting with friends from Friday 6pm to Saturday 6am and Saturday 6pm to Sunday 6am.
Earn N500 Free airtime upon SIM activation and recharge. Bonus of N100 on activation (N50 to any network and N50 to Glo) PLUS bonus of N200 each on 1st and 2nd recharge of N200 or more within 7days of activation
Socialize with your peeps like never before with Free Facebook browsing between 1am and 6am every day.
Own the night with G-BAM and share everything with your crew with Free Night Calls. Use N200 or more in 7days and enjoy free calling to all Glo numbers for next 7days between 12 midnight and 5am for next 7days.
G-BAM Free Caller Tunes
Get you groove on! Come join Nigeria’s hippest crew and get all you callers rocking with your free ring back tunes.
Although the telecommunication company is yet to make public the eligibility criteria for the scholarship selection, the award programme will be awarded to G-BAM Hi5ive users, which makes it more of a customer attraction approach than a need or merit based financial aid for the Nigerian students. further details about the scholarship is yet to be published.