Gauteng Department of Health Bursary South Africa 2022 – 2023


The bursary scheme was initiated by the Department of Health as a way to increase the skillset within the medical field in South Africa, which is currently a scarce skill in the country.


Bursaries will be awarded within the following fields of study:
Students currently studying at a University/ University of Technology:

Students currently in Matric and have been accepted to study at a University/ University of Technology in the upcoming year:


Bursaries will also be awarded within the Radiography field when students apply at a Radiography department in one of the following Hospitals:



Applicants must satisfy the following minimum entry criteria before applying:



Download and complete the Gauteng Dept of Health Bursary Application Form  (pdf).

Alternatively, you can collect an application form from one of the following health care facilities: Charlotte Maxeke JHB Academic Hospital, Chris Hani Baragwanath Academic Hospital, Dr George Mukhari Academic Hospital, Far East Rand Hospital, Heidelberg Hospital, Leratong Hospital, Mamelodi Hospital, Natalspruit Hospital, Rahima Moosa Hospital, Sebokeng Hospital, Steve Biko Academic Hospital, South Rand Hospital, Tambo Memorial Hospital, Tembisa Hospital.

The following documents must accompany your complete application form:

Students who are currently in Matric must also provide the following documents:


Complete application forms and supporting documents must be submitted in one of the following ways:
1) Hand-delivered:
Gauteng Department of Health
1 Rissik, Penmore Building, CNR Rissik and Albert, Johannesburg (enter via Loveday Street).
2) Registered mail:
37 Sauer Street, Johannesburg, Private Bag X085, Marshalltown, 2107.
*NB: no faxed or emailed applications, please.


16 May 2021.


For any bursary queries, please contact:
The Bursary Section Team
Tel: 011 355 3847/ 3514

See Also: 

South African Bursaries Open All Year Round

South African Bursaries January, February, March, April, May, June, July, August, September, October, November, December