Application for TeachSTEM Master's Degree Scholarship is now open
Are you an in-service educator determined to develop professionally to better serve your learners and communities? Apply now!
By Gokongwei Brothers Foundation

TeachSTEM College Degree Scholarship 


Scholarship Benefits

1. Scholarship Grant

  • Fixed annual grant
    • Public University: PHP 45,000
    • Private University: PHP 65,000
  • 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

2. 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

Eligibility Requirements

1. Must be an incoming or current Master's Degree student in education specializing in science, math, technology or engineering in any of GBF's partner universities.

2. 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

3. Minimum of one (1) year employment as a teacher/ instructor.

4. Must have at least a “Satisfactory” rating in teaching performance from the previous year.

5. Must not have yet completed course subjects and/or comprehensive exam.

6. Must enroll a minimum of six (6) units and complete the degree program within recommend period.

7. Must be in good health.

8. Must be of good moral character.

9. In need of financial support to complete studies.

10. Preferably not a recipient of other scholarships.

Return Service

Scholar must continue to be an educator in the Philippines for period equivalent to duration of scholarship

Documentary Requirements

1. Proof of Enrollment/Admission for AY 2022-2023

2. Certificate of employment

3. Copy of Valid PRC ID

4. Certificate of Performance Rating

5. Study Plan

6. Certificate of Good Moral Character (from DepEd)

7. Proof of household income (i.e. ITR, Certificate of Indigency, Certificate of Low Income, 2 recent pay slips)

8. Copy of Bachelor's Degree Diploma

9. Recommendation form

10. Philosophy of Teaching essay

11. Medical Certificate (to be submitted after passing essay test)

Application Process

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

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.

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