Democratic Nursing Organisation of South Africa (DENOSA) Bursary 2019 – 2020

By | January 23, 2019

Democratic Nursing Organisation of South Africa (DENOSA) Bursary 2019 – 2020

ABOUT THE COMPANY – DENOSA

The Democratic Nursing Organisation of South Africa (DENOSA) is the biggest nurses’ trade union in South Africa, with more than 84 000 members. Formed in 1996, DENOSA describes itself as a voluntary organisation for South African midwifery and nursing professionals.

A Congress of South African Trade Unions (COSATU) affiliate and a member of the International Council of Nurses, DENOSA is focused on trade union as well as professional development offering training to nurses.
 

ABOUT THE BURSARY PROGRAMME – FIELDS COVERED & COVERAGE VALUE

DENOSA will be awarding bursaries for the following courses:

 
  • Bridging courses and short courses
  • Community nursing science
  • Community health nursing, psychiatric nursing and geriatric nursing
  • Postgraduate studies (at a University or Technikon)
  • Clinical Master’s degree programme

The bursary award will only cover a small portion of tertiary expenses, therefore students are required to have funding for the shortfall.
 

MORE ABOUT THE BURSARY PROGRAMME

Bursary recipients will be required to reapply for funding each year, and funding will be granted based on academic performance.

Applicants will receive feedback on whether their application was successful by April 2019.
 

ELIGIBILITY REQUIREMENTS

Applicants must satisfy the following minimum entry criteria before applying (please note that failure to satisfy all the requirements will lead to your application not being considered):

  • South African citizen
  • A fully paid-up member of DENOSA for at least the past 2 years
  • A fully paid-up member of DENOSA for the upcoming academic year (in which the bursary will be awarded
  • Remain a fully paid-up member of DENOSA for the entire duration of the bursary award
  • Registered midwife/ nurse
  • Completed approved post-basic work
  • Registered and accepted to study at a recognised University/ Technikon/ College in South Africa
  • Post-basic undergraduate courses (at Technikon/ University): completed a minimum of half of the courses
  • Post-basic diploma courses: completed at least half of the courses (for course of more than 1 year)
  • Short courses: listed with the South African Nursing Council OR can motivate how this course will improve their nursing career (if not listed with the SANC)
  • Bridging courses: completed the first year of study
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HOW TO APPLY FOR THE BURSARY

Applications forms can be collected at any DENOSA provincial office

  • Head Office: 605 Stanza Bopape Street, Pretoria, 0001
  • Eastern Cape office: 5 Geard Street, North End, Port Elizabeth 6001
  • Free State office: 25A Milner Road, Wavelley, Bloemfontein 9301
  • Gauteng office: 6 Berkswell Street, Gresswold, Johannesburg, 2090
  • KwaZulu Natal office: 1320 Durdoc Centre, 460 Smith Street, Durban, 4001
  • North West office: 0137 Provident Street, A.N. Lekgetha Building, Mmabatho, 2735
  • Limpopo office: 96 Biccard Street, Polokwane, 0700
  • Mpumalanga office: 23a Steak Street, Nelspruit, 1200
  • Northern Cape office: Permanent Bldg. Cnr. Jones & Du Toitspan ST 2nd floor, Room 204 Kimberly 8301
  • Western Cape office: 2 First Avenue, Bellville, 7530
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Submit clear copies of the following supporting documentation along with your completed application form (the submission of these documents is compulsory – if any items are missing, your application be disregarded):

  • ID document (certified copy)
  • Proof of tertiary registration
  • Post-basic undergraduate courses: proof of completed courses (on tertiary letterhead)
  • Full academic record (from tertiary institution)
  • Motivational letter explaining how you plan to assist DENOSA once you have completed your studies (1 page)
  • Proof of paid-up DENOSA membership

 

CLOSING DATE

31 January 2019 (at 16:00).
(Applications submitted after this date will not be accepted – please apply before the closing date to ensure your application is considered.)
 

CONTACT THE BURSARY PROVIDER

For any queries related to this bursary programme, please contact DENOSA directly:
Email: leahr@denosa.org.za