TeachSTEM Scholarship for Educators

The TeachSTEM Scholarship Program aims to develop and strengthen quality STEM educators who will be champions of STEM in their community and equip future learners to later contribute to nation-building. By empowering educators with rich content knowledge, strong teaching proficiencies and relevant values, the program also aims to improve 21st Century learners and build a STEM-oriented culture among Filipino learners and educational stakeholders.



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TeachSTEM Scholarship for Educators
Deadline of Application:
November 30,2022

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Featured FAQs

If the university I am enrolled in/planning to enroll in is not among the list of partner institutions, may I still apply?
Only students/enrollees from GBF partner universities qualify for the scholarship.
If I am an education major but not majoring in STEM, may I apply?
Only students specializing in any STEM field may apply.
I am not yet enrolled. May I apply?
Yes, you may so long as you have passed the university admission process. Please submit Proof of Admission and Letter of Intent to enroll.


Helpful Links

Application for TeachSTEM College Degree Scholarship https://bit.ly/GBFTeachSTEMCollege2022
Application for TeachSTEM Master’s Degree Scholarship https://bit.ly/GBFTeachSTEMGrad2022
Application for Master’s Research Grant https://bit.ly/GBFTeachSTEMResearch2022
Application for Teacher Certificate Program https://bit.ly/TeachSTEM-Teachers-Certificate-2022
Full FAQs https://bit.ly/GBFTeachSTEMFAQs2022
DepEd Memo Advisory no. 2022-032 https://bit.ly/TeachSTEM-DepEd_2022


The TeachSTEM Scholarship for Educators provides scholarships for:

  1. Aspiring teachers through a College Degree scholarship
  2. Current teachers through a Masters Degree scholarship
  3. Teachers taking up their Masters Degree through the Masters Thesis Grant
  4. STEM Professionals who wish to teach through Teachers Certification scholarship

College Degree Scholarship

The TeachSTEM College Degree Scholarship Program is designed to prepare and aid graduating high school students to become competent teachers and STEM champions who can provide conducive and meaningful learning experiences to their students.

Incoming or continuing college students taking a Bachelor’s degree in elementary or secondary education major in Science, Technology, or Mathematics in any of GBF’s partner universities are welcome to apply.

Fixed Annual Grant

  • Public University: Php 65,000
  • Private University: Php 85,000

Master’s Degree Scholarship

The TeachSTEM Master’s Degree Scholarship Program aspires to provide opportunity to advance the critical knowledge of practising educators by enabling them to transform and reform future educational practice theory, policy, and institution within the interdisciplinary field of Education.

Incoming or current Master's Degree student in Education specializing in Science, Math, Technology or Engineering in any of GBF's partner universities who are currently serving as:

  • A K to 12 science, math, technology or engineering teacher in public school
  • An instructor teaching a science, math, technology or engineering-related course in any tertiary institution

Fixed Annual Grant

  • Public University: Php 45,000
  • Private University: Php 65,000

Master’s Research Grant

The Master’s Research Grant aims to provide financial aid to STEM educators pursuing the completion of their master’s thesis or capstone project as final requirement for their master’s degree program. This enables STEM educators to enrich their content knowledge, improve pedagogical skills and become highly effective mentors.

Master’s Degree students who have completed all required coursework and passed the comprehensive examination are welcome to apply for the Research Grant.

Fixed Annual Grant

  • Public or Private University: Php 50,000

Teacher Certificate Program

The Teacher Certificate Program aims to provide and strengthen pedagogical skills to STEM educators who are non-education degree holders. This program will equip them with appropriate delivery modes needed in educating STEM learners and be qualified to become licensed professional teachers.

A graduate of a bachelor’s degree in Science, Technology or Mathematics in any CHED-recognized private or state university/college and has not taken any Teacher Certificate Program units are welcome to apply.

Fixed Annual Grant

  • Public University: Php 30,000
  • Private University: Php 50,000


Scholarship Grant

  • Education from esteemed Centers of Excellence/ Development
  • Scholarship grants sent directly to RBank accounts of scholars
  • Financial grants may be used for educational expenses like tuition, books, supplies, living expenses and conduct of research

Scholar Development Programs

  • Access to capacity-building programs (i.e. leadership, upskilling, subject content)
  • A chance to be part of an educators community
  • Continue to serve in the public sector while completing your course

How To Apply

STEP 1: Eligibility Screening

  • Accomplishment of Application Form
  • Submission of Documentary Requirements

STEP 2: Live Online Exam

  • Competency Test
  • Essay Test

STEP 3: Panel Interview

  • Submission of Medical Certificate
  • Panel Interview


  1. Must have no failed, dropped, or incomplete grades in the previous academic year.
  2. Must have a general average of at least eighty-five percent (85%) or its equivalent.
  3. Must enroll minimum academic load prescribed & complete program within the recommended period.
  4. Must be in good health.
  5. Must be of good moral character.
  6. Teaching STEM in any K to 12 public institution or any private or public tertiary institution (all except College Degree).
  7. Has at least a “Satisfactory” rating in teaching performance from previous year (all except College Degree).
  8. In need of financial support to complete studies.
  9. Preferably not a recipient of other scholarships.


  1. Proof of Enrollment/Admission
  2. 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)

Partner Universities

  • Angeles University Foundation (Pampanga)
  • Ateneo De Zamboanga
  • Ateneo de Manila University (GBSEALD)
  • Ateneo de Naga University
  • Batangas State University
  • Bicol University (Main)
  • 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 City)
  • 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)
  • St. Mary's University (Nueva Vizcaya)
  • 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

Preferred Universities

  • Adventist University of the Philippines
  • Arellano University
  • Baliuag University
  • Basilan State College
  • Batangas University
  • Benguet State University
  • Cagayan State University
  • Capitol University
  • Cataduanes State University
  • Cotabato State University
  • De La Salle Dasmarinas
  • Don Honorio Ventura Technical State University
  • Don Mariano Marcos Memorial State University
  • Holy Angel University
  • Isabela State University
  • La Consolacion College
  • Laguna State Polytechnic University
  • Mapua University
  • Misamis University
  • Mountainview College
  • Olivarez College
  • Pagadian Capitol College
  • Pangasinan State University
  • Polytechnic University of the Philippines
  • Rizal Memorial Colleges
  • Sorsogon University
  • South Philippine Adventist College
  • St. Columban College
  • Tarlac Agricultural University
  • Tarlac State University
  • Universidad de Manila
  • University of Luzon
  • University of Mindanao - Davao
  • University of Mindanao - Tagum
  • University of Northern Philippines (Ilocos Sur)
  • University of Perpetual Help System
  • University of Perpetual Help System DALTA
  • University of San Carlos - Cebu
  • University of Southern Mindanao

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