TeachSTEM College Scholarship

The GBF TeachSTEM Scholarship Program supports aspiring and practicing educators who champion STEM in their schools and communities. The scholarship application for the Academic Year 2024-2025 is ongoing until April 30, 2024.

Graduates

57

Active Scholars

296

Founding Year

2018

TeachSTEM College Scholarship

Overview

The GBF TeachSTEM College Scholarship Program is designed to prepare and equip aspiring teachers to become competent educators and STEM champions who provide their students with conducive and meaningful learning experiences.

How to Apply

Send your application and other submission requirements online via https://bit.ly/gbfteachstemcollege2024. Qualified applicants will be invited to a live online exam and panel interview. 

Qualified Degree Programs

  • Bachelor of Secondary Education, major in: 

    • Mathematics 

    • Science 

    • Biology  

    • Physics  

    • Chemistry  

  • Bachelor of Elementary Education, major in: 

    • Science and Mathematics  

    • Mathematics 

    • Science and Health Education  

    • General Education  

    • General Curriculum  

    • Early Education 

  • Information Technology & TLE Courses 

    • Bachelor in Information Technology Education (BITED), with Certificate in Elementary, Junior High School & Senior High School Teaching  

    • Bachelor of Technology and Livelihood Economics 

    • Bachelor of Technology and Livelihood Education, major in Information and Communication Technology  

  • Bachelor of Technical-Vocational Teacher Education, major in 

    • Drafting Technology                              

    • Civil Technology and Construction Technology  

    • Electronics Technology  

    • Automotive Technology  

    • Construction Technology  

    • Computer Systems Servicing  

    • Heating, Ventilating and Air-conditioning Technology  

    • Mechanical Technology  

    • Computer Programming  

    • Civil Technology  

    • Electrical Technology  

    • Computer Hardware Servicing 

Benefits

Scholars shall receive benefits until graduation from their degree program, subject to compliance with scholarship retention requirements every semester. 

  • Financial Grant (Sent directly to a scholar’s bank account) 

    • State University: 65,000 per year 

    • Private University: 85,000 per year 

  • Scholar Development Programs   

    • Access to capacity-building programs (e.g., leadership development, upskilling, subject content mastery) 

    • Support from a community of educators 

Eligibility Requirements

  1. Must be an incoming 1st year student or an ongoing college student (strong preference for incoming 2nd year students) taking a bachelor’s degree in education with specialization in STEM-related fields, tech-voc training education, or general education. Student scheduled to graduate in AY 2024-2025 are not eligible to apply for this scholarship.  

  1. Must be enrolled or intend to enroll in a teacher education institution (TEI) with LET performance above the national average 

  1. Must have no failed, dropped, or incomplete grades in the previous academic year 

    • If in senior high school, academic records from Grades 11 and 12 will be evaluated  

  1. Must have a general weighted average of at least 85% or its equivalent from the previous academic year 

    • If in senior high school, GWA from Grade 11 will be evaluated 

  1. Has involvement in extracurricular or community activities 

  1. Willing to teach in a public school in their community after graduation 

  1. Must be of good moral standing and have no existing disciplinary case 

  1. Must be in need of financial support to complete studies 

  1. Preferably not a recipient of other scholarships  

  1. Must be in good health. 

Documentary Requirements

  1. Proof of enrollment or admission 

    • If an incoming college student, submit proof of admission and letter of intent to enroll  

    • If an ongoing college student, submit certificate of registration from the current semester OR letter of intent to enroll in the next semester 

  1. Certified true copy of grades 

    • If an incoming college student, submit academic records from Grades 11 and 12 (available quarters) 

    • If an ongoing college student, submit grades from at least two (2) most recent consecutive semesters 

  1. Official grading system of university or school 

    • This can be any document from the institution showing the transmutation of grades in the university/school. (E.g.: 2.0 = 80%)

  1. Portfolio reflecting one's community involvement and its impact in the community  

  1. Certificate of good moral character from the current year   

  1. Proof of household income 

    • If applicant has employed parents/guardians, submit one of the following: Certificate of Employment with position and salary, OR latest ITR, OR BIR Form 2316 

    • If applicant has unemployed parents/guardians, submit a BIR tax exemption certificate obtained from the LGU 

  1. Proof of residence  

    • Photo of residence, AND 

    • Proof of billing OR barangay certificate 

  1. ID picture on a white background (Square image) 

Helpful Links

Online Application Form for TeachSTEM College Degree Scholarship https://bit.ly/gbfteachstemcollege2024  
Online Application Form for TeachSTEM Master’s Degree Scholarship https://bit.ly/gbfteachstemmasters2024 
Frequently Asked Questions (FAQs) https://bit.ly/gbfteachstemfaqs2024 

Inquiries

Kindly visit our FAQ page or email teachstem@gbf.com.ph.

Notice

GBF does not collect fees from scholarship applicants. If you receive suspicious communication claiming to come from GBF, kindly report it to us. Read our full statement. 

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