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Democratic Nursing Organisation of South Africa (DENOSA) Bursary 2023 – 2024

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Democratic Nursing Organisation of South Africa (DENOSA) Bursary 2023 – 2024

ABOUT THE COMPANY – DENOSA

Democratic Nursing Organisation of South Africa (DENOSA) Bursary  | 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 unions as well as professional development offering training to nurses.
 

ABOUT THE BURSARY PROGRAMME – FIELDS COVERED | COVERAGE VALUE

DENOSA is inviting students to apply for their bursary programme, for the 2023 academic year.

Bursaries will be awarded to fully paid‑up members of DENOSA, for Nursing studies towards 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

MORE ABOUT THE DENOSA BURSARY PROGRAMME – EXPENSES COVERED | SELECTION

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

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, from April 2023.

Bursary recipients must submit progress reports to the secretary, by no later than 14 February each year, until the end of the course of study.

Zabusaries.com is committed to keeping you up to date with the latest bursary opportunities, and this article covers all details about the DENOSA Bursary.
 

ELIGIBILITY REQUIREMENTS FOR THE DENOSA BURSARY

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):

  • You must be a fully paid‑up member of DENOSA, for at least 2 years before applying for this bursary (read about DENOSA membership here)
  • You must be a fully paid‑up member of DENOSA for the 2023 academic year and must remain a paid‑up member of DENOSA for the duration of your studies, for which the bursary is awarded
  • You must be a registered nurse and/or midwife
  • You must have undertaken a certain amount of approved post‑basic work
  • You must have been accepted for your course of study and registered with the educational institution for the 2023 academic year
  • Post-basic Undergraduate courses: you must study towards a Bachelor’s degree in nursing, at a University or Technikon in South Africa and you must have passed at least half of the program/ courses (6 courses)
  • Post-basic Diploma courses: you must have passed at least half of the course if the diploma course is more than 1 year (this does not apply to diploma courses less than 1 year)
  • Short courses: the course must be listed with the S A Nursing Council (if not listed with the SANC, you will be required to motivate how this course will improve your practice as a nurse)
  • Bridging courses: you must have completed the first year of study

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HOW TO APPLY FOR THE DENOSA BURSARY

Download and complete the relevant application form:
Undergraduate students: DENOSA Bursary Application Form 2023 (Undergraduate) (.doc)
Postgraduate students: DENOSA Bursary Application Form 2023 (Postgraduate)  (.docx)

Applications forms are available at:
The Secretary, DENOSA Study Fund Committee, P O Box 1280, Pretoria, 0001
DENOSA Provincial Offices (not from the offices of donor firms):

  • 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
  • Limpopo office: 96 Biccard Street, Polokwane, 0700
  • Mpumalanga office: 23a Steak Street, Nelspruit, 1200
  • North West Office: 137 Provident Street, A.N. Lekgetha Building, Mmabatho, 2735
  • 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 may be disqualified):

  • ID document (certified copy)
  • Proof of tertiary registration (if not available yet, please arrange with the DENOSA secretary to submit it at a later stage)
  • Post-basic undergraduate courses: proof of completed courses (on institutions letterhead)
  • Proof of gross salary (latest payslips: certified copy)
  • Proof of registration fee paid to your institution for the 2023 academic year

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Applications must be submitted via email to: leahr@denosa.org.za
(Insert the words “DENOSA Bursary Application 2023” in the email subject line).
 

CLOSING DATE FOR THE DENOSA BURSARY

31 January 2023.
(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

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