TeachSTEM Teacher Certificate Program open now to apply

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. (TeachSTEM Teacher)

Scholarship Benefits

1. Scholarship Grant

  • Fixed annual grant:
    • Public Institutions: PHP 30,000.00
    • Private Institutions: PHP 50,000.00
  • Released in tranches equivalent to the grant amount divided by the number of regular academic terms
  • Should the grant amount be insufficient to cover costs and fees, the Scholar shall shoulder deficiencies. 

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 a graduate of a bachelor’s degree in Science, Technology or Mathematics in any CHED-recognized private or state university/college. 
  2. Must be a STEM teacher in a public K to 12 school for at least one (1) year. 
  3. Must not have taken any Teacher Certificate Program units. 
  4. Must have at least a “Satisfactory” rating in teaching performance from previous year. 
  5. Must have a general average of at least 2.0 or its equivalent in their bachelor’s degree 
  6. Must enroll the minimum academic load prescribed by the Partner TEI and certificate program within the recommended period. 
  7. Must be of good moral character. 
  8. Must not be a recipient of a scholarship from any other institution or person. 
  9. Must be in need of financial assistance to complete program.
  10. Must be in good health.

Licensure Examination for Professional Teachers (LEPT)

The Scholar shall take the Licensure?Examination for?Professional?Teachers (LEPT) with the following conditions:

  • Immediately after the certificate program is completed.
  • Pass the LEPT within one (1) year after completing the certificate program
  • The Scholar shall notify the?GBF?of his/her LEPT status and should submit proof of examination result.
  • Should the Scholar fail to pass the LEPT beyond the allowed period, the Scholar shall be required to return to GBF the full amount of grant received

Return Service

The Scholar is required to fulfill return service for a period equivalent to the duration of the scholarship with the following conditions/requirements: 

  • As a full-time Science, Technology or Mathematics teacher in a public school in the Philippines, preferably in his/her province or hometown 
  • Immediately after completing the certificate program

Documentary Requirements

  1. Certified true copy of grades reflecting GWA from the completed bachelor’s degree (computer-generated / portal-based grades may be submitted under certain circumstances). 
  2. Certificate of employment indicating designation, number of years of service and current load (e.g. subjects taught, administrative roles, etc.). 
  3. Proof of enrollment or proof of admission (with letter of intent to enroll). 
  4. Colored ID photo with white background 
  5. Certificate of good moral character from school of employment 
  6. Recommendation Form filled up by any two (2) of the following: 
    1. Department head 
    2. Principal 
    3. Master Teacher under the department 
    4. Any individual who has supervised applicant in any capacity 
  7. Proof of household income (I.e. two most recent pay slips, Income Tax Return [ITR]) of all earning individuals 

Application Process

  1. Eligibility
    • Application Form 
    • Proof of Academic & Financial Eligibility 
    • Philosophy of Teaching
    • Recommendation Form
  2. Essay Exam
  3. Interview
  4. Tabulation and Deliberation

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

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