TeachSTEM College Scholarship Program application opens

The Gokongwei Brothers Foundation (GBF) is now accepting applicants for the GBF TeachSTEM for College Degree and Master’s Degree Scholarship Program.

The TeachSTEM College Degree Scholarship Program supports aspiring public school teachers to acquire a bachelor’s degree in Science, Technology, Engineering, and Mathematics (STEM) education.


Eligibility Requirements

Before applying, check first if you are qualified, refer to the list below:

  1. Must be an incoming or continuing college student taking a Bachelor’s degree in elementary or secondary education major in Science, Technology, or Mathematics in any of GBF’s partner universities.
  2. Must have no failed, dropped, or incomplete grades in the previous academic year.
  3. Must have a general average of at least eighty-five percent (85%) or its equivalent.
  4. Must enroll minimum academic load prescribed & complete program within the recommended period.
  5. Must be in good health.
  6. Must be of good moral character.
  7. In need of financial support to complete studies.
  8. Preferably not a recipient of other scholarships.

Scholarship Benefits

Here are the benefits of the said scholarship:

  1. Fixed annual financial grant
  • Public University: PHP 65,000
  • Private University: PHP 85,000
  1. Scholar Development programs (i.e., psychosocial support, professional development opportunities, etc.)

Documentary Requirements

  1. Proof of Enrollment/Admission for AY 2022-2023
  2. A certified true copy of grades reflecting GWA from the previous Academic Year
  3. Proof of household income (e.g., ITR, Certificate of Indigency, Certificate of Low Income, 2 recent payslips)
  4. Certificate of Good Moral Character
  5. Philosophy of Teaching essay
  6. Recommendation Form
  7. Consent from legal guardian (for applicants under 18 years old)
  8. ID Picture
  9. Medical Certificate (to be submitted after passing essay test)
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TeachSTEM Scholarship Partner Universities

Angeles University Foundation, Pampanga
Ateneo De Zamboanga
Ateneo de Manila University (GBSEALD)
Ateneo de Manila University (SOSE)
Ateneo de Naga University
Batangas State University
Bicol University – Main, Bicol
Bukidnon State University
Cebu Normal University
Central Luzon State University – Nueva Ecija
Central Mindanao University
Central Philippine University – Iloilo
De La Salle University – Manila
Far Eastern University 
Father Saturnino Urios University – Butuan
Mariano Marcos State University
Mindanao State University – Iligan Institute of Technology
Negros Oriental State University, Dumaguete
Notre Dame of Marbel University, South Cotabato
Philippine Normal University – Manila
Philippine Normal University – Mindanao, Agusan del Sur
Philippine Normal University – North Luzon, Isabela
Southern Luzon State University, Quezon Province
St. Louis College-La Union
St. Mary’s University-Nueva Vizcaya
University of Mindanao-Davao
University of Mindanao-Tagum
University of Northern Philippines, Ilocos Sur
University of San Carlos – Cebu
University of Southeastern Philippines 
University of St. La Salle, Bacolod
University of Sto. Tomas
University of the Cordilleras
University of the Immaculate Conception, Davao City
University of the Philippines – Diliman
West Visayas State University
Xavier University

List is subject to change without notice.

How to apply?

Apply now at: https://bit.ly/TeachSTEMCollege2022

The deadline for submission of the application is on June 30, 2022.


Scholars will serve as STEM teachers in any public K-12 school for a period equivalent to the duration of their scholarship preferably in their hometown.

Source: DEPED

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