Globacom G-BAM Quarterly Scholarships for 1000 Nigerian Secondary and Tertiary Students

G-BAM Scholarships for Nigerian students

Course(s) Offered: Any field(s)
Course Level: Undergraduate (secondary, tertiary)
Provider: Globacom Nigeria
Country to Study in: Nigeria

Scholarship Description
UPDATE: Globacom has not made any new calls since 2013. Glo's current G-BAM is NOT a scholarship. Click here for more. 
The G-BAM Scholarships, a major aspect of Globacom's youth program - the G-BAM Hi5ive program, empowers both the Secondary and Tertiary (University, College of Education, Polytechnic) student community in Nigeria by offering a scholarship of $5 million for 1,000 students.

The G-BAM Hi5ive program offers the lowest call tariff ever in the Nigerian market, allowing subscribers call five special numbers at only five kobo per second, and offers a unique proposition to Nigerian youths by making the immensely popular social networking site Facebook free. It also offers subscribers several other attractive benefits including free airtime and free night calls.

Through the G-BAM Hi5ive program, Globacom Nigeria joined large companies like ABC Transport, MTN, Shell, Total and other company-funded financial aid providers to award scholarship offers to Nigerian students since 2012.

To be eligible, the following must apply:
  • 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
Eligible groups
Citizens of Nigeria ONLY i.e. ALL aspiring Nigerian students

Number of Awards
One thousand (1,000) every year - 250 students will be selected every quarter

Scholarship Benefits
5000 US Dollars ($5,000) worth of scholarship for 250 students every quarter.
Other benefits to be made known later (also see below).

Method of Application
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.

It is very important to visit the official website (link to it is below) for detailed and complete information; to access the online application and questionnaire; and for other relevant application procedures.

There is no specific deadline for applications, as this is an ongoing offer. Apply to this scholarship offer from Globacom.

Other G-BAM HI 5ive packages include:
  • G-BAM Weekender: 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.
  • G-BAM Bonus: 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.
  • G-BAM Social: Socialize with your peeps like never before with Free Facebook browsing between 1am and 6am every day.
  • G-BAM Nites: 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 your groove on! Come join Nigeria’s hippest crew and get all your callers rocking with your free ring back tunes.
With the G-BAM Hi 5ive package/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.

General enquiries about Globacom Limited should be made via:
Phone: +234(0)8050020121; or +234(0)8050020200
Email:; or

To visit or mail the Corporate Headquarters:
Globacom Limited, Mike Adenuga Towers,
1 Mike Adenuga Close, Off Adeola Odeku,
Victoria Island, Lagos, Nigeria

Application Deadline: Rolling (varied / ongoing)
Open to International students: No (ONLY Nigerian students)

More Scholarship Information and Application


  1. This scholarship is the most welcoming innovations, development, and improvement in Nigerian education. There is no course discrimination and does not ONLY consider university students-both polytechnics and college of education students are Eligible as well.
    Apart from the above, other packages of globacom G-BAM program are outstanding; they are really students package! Lowest tariff ever.

    1. yet to see a soul awarded

    2. yet to see a soul awarded since its inception....

  2. Of the truth,with Glo you can rule your world

  3. Glow with pride!!!! I seriously love this piece...

  4. waaooo interesting is this for real ?

  5. Please notify me for this year or Next year's offer.

  6. I need it for my child in Jss2

  7. Well as good as it sounds the only link here is invalid

  8. Iam interested, please notify me.I'm ready.


  10. Pls, notify me when the program states next year