GBF Iskolar ni Juan Tech-Voc Program
In partnership with URC Branded Consumer Foods Group and URC Sugar and Renewables, GBF grants fully-subsidized one-year scholarship to high school graduates who are interested in industrial machine operation. Boarded at the GBF Technical Training Center (TTC), scholars undergo GBF’s signature TESDA-registered courses and earn a Certificate of Completion in either in Mechatronics Servicing or Instrumentation and Controls Servicing. After which, they go through an on-the-job immersion that eventually makes them fit for employment at URC-BCFG as production operator or maintenance technician.
GBF NextGen Scholarship for Excellence
GBF-JG Summit Business Units STEM Scholarship for Excellence
In partnership with JG Summit Business Units, GBF grants this scholarship to outstanding students taking STEM degrees who rank among the top 30% of their course batch in select top-ranked Philippine universities. Aiming to groom future leaders of JG Summit companies, the program provides industry-standard on-the-job training to scholars and employment opportunities after they graduate. Partner JG Summit Business Units include JG Summit Petrochemicals Group, South Star Drug, Robinsons Land Corporation, Robinsons Retail Holdings, Inc., URC Agro-Industrial Group, URC Flour
GBF STEM Scholarship for Excellence
Ateneo John L. Gokongwei Scholarship
As part of GBF’s endowment to Ateneo de Manila University, this full scholarship is granted to academically excellent but financially needy students of the Ateneo John Gokongwei School of Management. Scholars are supported from
DLSU Gokongwei College of Engineering Grant
As part of GBF’s endowment to De La Salle University, this full scholarship is awarded to outstanding students taking any undergraduate course offered by DLSU GCOE. Scholars are supported from
GBF-PBEd TeachSTEM College Scholarship
GBF sponsors outstanding college students taking bachelor’s degree in Education specializing in STEM through the Philippine Business for Education’s (PBEd) 1000 Teachers Program. After passing the licensure exams, scholars will render return service as science or mathematics teachers in public schools. Through supporting this program which seeks to attract the best and the brightest to teach, GBF partakes in ensuring a pool of new-breed quality STEM teachers and consequently contributes in science culture building among Filipino learners in basic education.
St. Stephen’s High School Scholarship Program
GBF grants financial assistance to cover the education of exemplary students in need from Grade 7 to 12. This Chinese school, where GBF Board of Trustees member Ms. Elizabeth Gokongwei is an alumna, is the first partner the foundation for a high school scholarship.
The China Scholarship is among GBF’s pioneer programs, which sent young professionals to top institutions in Beijing and Shanghai. The 10-month program aimed to expose future leaders to best practices that lead to China’s economic success, with the hope of bringing back the learnings to serve the Philippines.