The GBF TeachSTEM Masters Scholarship offers 330 slots for those considering a master’s degree or college. Seize the chance to pursue your higher education goals!

In this guide, we’ll walk you through GBF TeachSTEM Masters Scholarship and programs, tailored for students facing financial hurdles. along with the qualifications and requirements needed to secure your spot.

Let’s explore how GBF is breaking down barriers to higher education for master’s degree seekers and college students like you!

About GBF TeachSTEM Masters Scholarship

The GBF TeachSTEM Masters Scholarship Program aspires to provide practicing educators with opportunities for advancement of critical knowledge to enable them to transform and reform educational practices, policies, and institutions in the future.

Through this program, they aim to support educators who are committed to advancing their expertise in STEM (Science, Technology, Engineering, and Mathematics) fields. 

By providing financial assistance and access to advanced educational opportunities, GBF seeks to cultivate a community of educators who are equipped to innovate, inspire, and lead within their respective fields.

At GBF, they believe that investing in the professional development of educators is key to fostering a brighter future for education.

They are dedicated to supporting educators as they strive to make meaningful contributions to the advancement and improvement of educational systems worldwide. 

Eligibility Criteria: 

Before applying for the GBF TeachSTEM Masters Scholarship, it’s important to know if you meet the requirements.

These criteria determine eligibility for the scholarship. Take a look below to see if you qualify:

  1. Must have at least one (1) year of teaching experience 
  • in either a public or private school, with the intent to teach as a K-12 public school teacher of science, math, or any STEM-related subject [Note: For public school teachers, priority will be given to applicants with at least two (2) years of teaching experience.] 
  • in the tertiary level as instructor or professor of any STEM-related subject or course 
  1. Must be a model of teaching excellence, innovativeness, care for learners, and commitment to serve 
  2. Must be an incoming 1st year or 2nd year student in a master’s degree program in education specializing in science, technology, engineering, mathematics, alternative learning system, tech-voc training, or special education 
  • Ongoing MA student should be currently enrolled with at least six (6) units and must have at least 6 coursework units remaining.
  1. Must have a weighted grade of at least 2.0 or its equivalent from the previously enrolled academic year 
  2. Must be enrolled in a teacher education institution (TEI) within or above the national average LET performance 
  3. Must have no failed, incomplete, or dropped grades from the previous semester 
  • An applicant with an incomplete, dropped or failed subject can be admitted as long as they are able to present proof of completion of the said subjects 
  1. Must meet the required rating in teaching performance in the previous school year 
  • If a public school teacher, must have at least a “Very Satisfactory” rating 
  • If a teacher in a private school and/or the tertiary level, must have at least a “Satisfactory” rating  
  1. Must be of good moral standing with no existing disciplinary case at the TEI they are enrolled in and at the school they are teaching 
  2. Must be in need of financial support to complete their studies  
  3. Preferably not a recipient of other scholarships 
  4. Must be in good health 

Requirements:

Before you begin your application for the GBF TeachSTEM Masters Scholarship, ensure you have all the required documents prepared. 

Below are the necessary requirements:

  1. Fully accomplished online application form 

Click the button below to access the online application form

  1. Proof of enrollment:
  • If an incoming MA/MS student, submit proof of admission in the TEI and a letter of intent to enroll in the next semester.
  • If an ongoing MA/MS student, submit a certificate of registration for the current semester enrolled with at least six (6) units and a letter of intent to enroll in the next semester.

Click the button below to access the letter

  1. Certified true copy of grades:
  • If an incoming MA/MS student, submit a transcript of records either from the entire undergraduate program or at least two (2) most recent consecutive semesters.
  • If an ongoing MA/MS student, submit a certified true copy of grades from the previous academic year or at least two (2) most recent consecutive semesters from the TEI where the applicant is enrolled.
  1. Copy of Bachelor’s degree diploma.
  1. Curriculum plan for both incoming and ongoing MA students (Curriculum Plan Template:

Click the button below to Access the DepEd Work Application Plan template. 

  • If an incoming MA/MS student, submit a complete course curriculum (from coursework, comprehensive exam to thesis).
  • If an ongoing MA/MS student, submit subjects to take after the current semester (from coursework, comprehensive exam to thesis).
  1. Certificate of good moral character from the current year from the attended TEI and from the school where they are employed.
  1. Performance rating for the previous calendar year from the current employer school.
  1. Certificate of employment with starting date, rank, and salary.
  1. Certificate of STEM-related accomplishments. This can be any certification showing the applicant’s participation and involvement in any STEM-related project or event in, but not limited to, the school where the applicant is employed or his/her local community.
  1. Proof of residence:
  •   Photo of residence, AND
  •   Proof of billing OR barangay certificate.
  1. PRC ID (Licensed Professional Teacher).
  1. ID picture on a white background (Square image).

Additional Documentary Requirements for DepEd teachers:

  • DepEd Work Application Plan.
  • Updated Personal Data Sheet.Click Below to Apply Now
  • DepEd Permit to Study.

Benefits: 

Scholars enrolled in the GBF TeachSTEM Masters Scholarship Program are entitled to a range of benefits, extending until their graduation from their degree program, provided they meet the scholarship retention requirements each semester.

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

Institution TypeFinancial Grant per Year
State University₱45,000
Private University₱65,000
GBF TeachSTEM Master’s Scholarship Program Benefits

Scholar Development Programs:

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

Community Support:

  • Engage with and receive support from a community of educators committed to growth and excellence.

Priority Degree Programs:

Here are the different programs offered by the GBF TeachSTEM Masters Scholarship to support your career in education and technology.

  • Master of Arts/Science in Education  
  • Science 
  • Major in Biology Education 
  • Major in Chemistry Education 
  • Major in Physics Education 
  • Major in General Education 
  • Major in Advance Science Education 
  • Mathematics 
  • Major in Mathematics 
  • Major in Secondary Mathematics 
  • Other Master’s Degree Programs
    • Educational Management
    • Educational Leadership
    • Educational Administration
    • Curriculum Design
    • Curriculum and Instruction
    • Non-Formal Education
    • Tech-Voc Teaching (Major in STEM)
    • Special Education

Application Process: 

Apply online and submit your documents. Qualified applicants will be invited to an online exam and interview.

Here’s a simple guide to help you apply for the GBF TeachSTEM Masters Scholarship. Follow these steps to complete your application smoothly.

  1. Access the application form

by clicking the button below.

GBF TeachSTEM Masters Scholarship
  1. Data privacy notice and consent:
  • Applicants will be required to review and agree to the Data Privacy Notice and provide their consent for the collection and processing of their personal data for scholarship application purposes.
  1. Applicant information:

   Applicants will need to provide personal information including:

  • Family background
  • Income information and more.
  1. Educational Background:

Applicants will need to provide details related to their degree program and enrollment status, such as:

  • Enrolled
  • Admitted and planning to enroll
  • Planning to apply for admission
  1. Employment Information

fill out the employment information such as

  • PRC ID Number
  • Current rank
  • Total number of years teaching
  • Subject that you are teaching in your school
  • Email Address of Immediate Supervisor

5. Community Involvement

fill out the form providing information such as

  • Organizations or groups you have joined in
  • Certificate of STEM-related accomplishments

6. Documents to be submitted 

Applicants will be required to submit various documents, including:

  • True Copy of Grades
  • Curriculum Plan
  • Bachelor’s Degree Diploma
  • Certificate of Employment

7. GBF TeachSTEM Scholarship Campaign:

This section may involve additional information or requirements related to the scholarship campaign.

8. GBF TeachSTEM Scholarship ONLINE Campaign and Verification:

  1. Click Submit to Finish:

Finally, applicants will need to review their information, ensure all required documents are attached, and submit their application.

Application Deadline:

The scholarship application period for the GBF TeachSTEM Masters Scholarship Program for the academic year 2024 is now OPEN! Applicants can submit their applications until April 30, 2024. UPDATE: NOW EXTENDED To “October 31 (for TeachSTEM Master’s).

Be sure to bookmark this page for updates on successful applicants, or follow our social media channels for announcements and updates regarding the application process.

Contact Details:

For inquiries, you can reach them at:

Emailteachstem@gbf.com.ph
Office Address6th Floor, Robinsons Cybergate Tower 3, Mandaluyong City, Philippines

Final Thoughts:

The GBF TeachSTEM Masters Scholarship provides a valuable opportunity for individuals passionate about teaching or interested in STEM fields.

It offers crucial support for education, empowering individuals to make significant contributions in their communities.

If you know someone who shares a passion for education or technology, encourage them to explore the GBF TeachSTEM Masters Scholarship.

Sharing this opportunity can empower more individuals and contribute to a brighter future.

Your support can make a significant difference.

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References:

  1. Gokongwei Brothers Foundation. (n.d.). GBF TeachSTEM Masters Scholarship. Retrieved March 7, 2024, from https://www.gokongweibrothersfoundation.org/programs/teachstem-scholarship-for-educators?fbclid=IwAR1HvUGhosy64xSbpSv0fBzgok4S4QENHb-nreO2KgHNyejeY-QEEsFxnZI.
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