Originally published at: https://www.ogbongeblog.com/gtcrea8-gtbank-student-account-nigeria-with-zero-charges.html
GTCrea8 Account, is a bespoke banking product by GTBank for young undergraduates between the ages of 16-25.
GTCRea8 has been a core part of the GTBank’s value proposition to deliver value adding banking services to young people whilst empowering them to pursue excellence in their academics and respective interests.
Over the years, tens of thousands of university undergraduates in NIhave benefited from GTCrea8 concerts, masterclasses, digital trainings, Education Support Grants, and several other initiatives championed by the bank to ensure students have a more rewarding campus experience.
As at the time of publishing this post, students in Nigeria bank for free following GTBank’s commitment to cover the cost of all banking charges for GTCrea8 account holders.
Some of the bank charges that GTCrea8 account holders don’t pay include charges on bank transfers, even when the transfer is to other banks. Undergraduates are also not charged for using 737, the bank’s industry-leading USSD service, nor charged for transaction alerts received whether via SMS or email.
GTBank GTCrea8 student account holders also enjoy special offers and discounts when they make use of GTBank’s trendsetting digital platforms, such as Habari, which offers access to music and video streaming, shopping, messaging, and bills payment all in one place.
Commenting on the Bank’s zero bank charges for young undergraduates, the Chief Executive Officer of Guaranty Trust Bank, Segun Agbaje said, “Empowering young people in every way we can is the most valuable investment that we can make for the future. That is why we have taken this bold step to cover the cost of all their banking charges, not just to allow them to bank for free, but also to inspire them to imagine a world free of all limits to their ambitions, and in which they can achieve their greatest dreams.”
He further stated that “At GTBank, we will continue to find innovative ways and create new initiatives to give young people all the motivation, support and platform that they need to thrive. This is the reason we have made banking free for young undergraduates, and it is also the reason we are organizing the GTBank Fashion Weekend, the biggest fashion event in Africa, on November 9-10, 2019 to champion the talent, creativity and endeavours of our young entrepreneurs.”
Guaranty Trust Bank plc has been at the forefront of supporting education for all and champions several initiatives that provide undergraduates with various avenues to learn, interact and have fun while in school. The Bank is also regarded by industry watchers as one of the best run financial institutions across its subsidiary countries and serves as a role model within the financial service industry due to its bias for world class corporate governance standards, excellent service quality and innovation.
Requirements to Open GTBank Student Account in Nigeria
- Duly completed application form
- A valid means of ID i.e. School ID card or School Admission Letter along with any other form of ID card.
- One passport photograph.
GTB Student Account Limit In Nigeria
The GtBank GTCrea8 esavers student account has a single deposit limit of N100,000 and your account balance should not exceed N500,000.
How To Upgrade My GTBank Account??
If you would like to increase your GTBank student account single deposit and balance limit, visit your nearest GTBank with a regulatory ID (International passport, National ID card, Driver’s license or permanent Voter’s card).