GBF-Gokongwei Group STEM Scholarship for Excellence

This college scholarship is awarded to excellent and underprivileged STEM college students from Centers of Excellence all over the country, in partnership with the Gokongwei Group business units.



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GBF-Gokongwei Group STEM Scholarship for Excellence


The GBF-Gokongwei Group STEM Scholarship for Excellence supports outstanding college students in the field of science, technology, engineering, and mathematics (STEM) who possess good academic record, demonstrate leadership potential and community involvement, and require financial assistance to pursue higher education. Scholars receive a fixed grant amount every academic year until they complete their college degree.

Aside from providing financial assistance, GBF also provides access to scholar development programs, on-the-job training opportunity, and gainful employment. GBF makes this possible by partnering with various Gokongwei Group companies in carrying out the scholarship program.

How To Apply

  1. Accomplishment of Application Form
  2. Submission of Documentary Requirements
  3. Preliminary Screening
  4. Live Online Essay Exam
  5. Panel Interview


  • Fixed annual financial grant to subsidize tuition and other fees (Subject to terms and conditions of scholarship agreement)
  • Access to scholar development programs
  • Internship opportunity in the Gokongwei Group
  • Employment opportunity in the Gokongwei Group (Subject to company vacancy and passing of all pre-employment requirements)


  • Enrolled in a GBF priority STEM course in one of GBF's partner universities
  • Has an outstanding academic record with GWA of at least 2.5 or 80%
  • Top 10% of SHS batch for incoming 1st-year students, or top 30% of the course batch for continuing college students (Top 50% - Pharmacy)
  • Exemplifies good moral character and shows active participation and involvement in extra-curricular activities
  • In need of financial assistance


  1. Certified True Copy of Grades or Transcript of records
  2. Batch Ranking Certificate (recently concluded semester)
  3. Latest Good Moral Certificate
  4. Proof of annual household income (e.g. payslip, ITR, certificate of indigence)
  5. Proof of enrollment/Letter of Intent to Enroll
  6. Student's Personal Portfolio (which highlights extra-curricular activities and community involvement)  

Preferred Courses

  • BS Accountancy
  • BS Applied Mathematics
  • BS Chemical Engineering
  • BS Chemistry
  • BS Civil Engineering
  • BS Electrical Engineering
  • BS Industrial Engineering
  • BS Information Technology
  • BS Management Engineering
  • BS Mechanical Engineering
  • BS Nutrition
  • BS Packaging Engineering
  • BS Pharmacy
  • BS Statistics
  • Doctor of Veterinary Medicine

School Partners

  • Adamson University
  • Batangas State University
  • Bulacan State University
  • Cebu Institute of Technology
  • Central Luzon State University
  • De La Salle Araneta University
  • Far Eastern University (Alabang)
  • Far Eastern University (Main)
  • FEU-Institute of Technology
  • Holy Angel University
  • Lyceum of the Philippines (Batangas)
  • Lyceum of the Philippines (Cavite)
  • Lyceum of the Philippines (Laguna)
  • Mapua University
  • Mariano Marcos State University
  • Mindanao State University (Iligan)
  • Negros Oriental State University
  • Our Lady of Fatima University
  • Pamantasan ng Lungsod ng Maynila
  • PATTS College of Aeronautics
  • Polytechnic University of the Philippines (Main)
  • Polytechnic University of the Philippines (Taguig)
  • Saint Louis University
  • Sacred Heart College (Quezon)
  • Samar State University
  • Silliman University
  • South Luzon State University
  • St. Scholastica's College (Tacloban)
  • Technological Institute of the Philippines
  • Technological University of the Philippines
  • University of Batangas
  • University of Mindanao
  • University of Perpetual Help (Calamba)
  • University of San Carlos
  • University of San Jose Recoletos
  • University of Santo Tomas
  • University of Santo Tomas (Legazpi)
  • University of Southern Philippines
  • University of the Philippines (Diliman)
  • University of the Philippines (Los Banos)
  • University of the Philippines (Visayas)

BU Partners

  • Cebu Pacific
  • JG Summit Holdings, Inc.
  • JG Summit Olefins Corporation
  • Robinsons Bank
  • Robinsons Land Corporation
  • Robinsons Retail Holdings, Inc.
  • Southstar Drug
  • Universal Robina Corporation

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