KZN Department of Health Bursary South Africa 2019 – 2020

By | January 31, 2019

KZN Department of Health Bursary South Africa 2019 – 2020

ABOUT THE COMPANY – KZN DEPARTMENT OF HEALTH

The KwaZulu-Natal Department of Health, a department of the government of South Africa, is responsible for creating and implementing a comprehensive and sustainable health system at all levels through the District Health System, and to ensure that all its residents have access to health care.

The departments 5 goals are to improve the quality of health care; reduce the burden of disease; strengthen the effectiveness of the health system; provide universal health coverage and to strengthen human resources for health.
 

ABOUT THE BURSARY PROGRAMME – FIELDS COVERED

The Department of Health will be awarding 55 bursaries within the following Health Science fields of study:
Amajuba District

 
  • Audiology
  • Clinical Psychology
  • Dietetics
  • Medicine
  • Occupational Therapy

Ethekwini District

  • Clinical Psychology
  • Pharmacy
  • Physiotherapy
  • Radiography (Ultrasonography)
  • Speech Therapy

Ilembe District

  • Clinical Psychology
  • Optometry
  • Pharmacy
  • Physiotherapy
  • Radiography (Ultrasonography)

Harry Gwala District

  • Audiology
  • Occupational Therapy
  • Optometry
  • Physiotherapy
  • Radiography (Ultrasonography)

King Cetshwayo District

  • Audiology
  • Dentistry
  • Dietetics
  • Occupational Therapy
  • Speech Therapy

Ugu District

  • Clinical Psychology
  • Medicine
  • Occupational Therapy
  • Pharmacy
  • Radiography (Ultrasonography)

Umgungundlovu District

  • Dentistry
  • Optometry
  • Radiography (Ultrasonography)

Umkhanyakude District

  • Audiology
  • Clinical Psychology
  • Medicine
  • Pharmacy
  • Radiography (Ultrasonography)

Umzinyathi District

  • Dental Therapy
  • Dentistry
  • Medicine
  • Physiotherapy
  • Speech Therapy

Uthukela District

  • Clinical Psychology
  • Pharmacy
  • Dentistry

Zululand District

  • Dentistry
  • Radiography (Diagnostic)
  • Radiography (Ultrasonography)
  • Speech Therapy

 

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
  • Reside in the KwaZulu-Natal province and from the district area where the field of study is advertised
  • Studying or have applied to study within one of the aforementioned fields of study
  • Proven financial need
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*Students with disabilities are welcome to apply.
 

HOW TO APPLY FOR THE BURSARY

Applications forms must be collected from any Public Hospital/ Clinic/ CHC in KwaZulu-Natal (Human Resource Department).
The physical address and contact details of hospitals is available here: http://www.kznhealth.gov.za/hospitals.htm
 

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)
  • Grade 11 final results, if currently in Matric
  • Matric latest results, if currently in Matric
  • Matric certificate, if completed Matric
  • Full tertiary academic record, if studying
  • Proof of application to a tertiary institute
  • Parents/ guardians ID documents (certified copies)
  • Parents/ guardians proof of income

Applications must be delivered to the same hospital (posted applications will NOT be accepted).

*Please note that only successful applicants will be contacted. If you do not receive any feedback, regard your application as unsuccessful,
 

CLOSING DATE

15 November 2018.
(Applications submitted after this date will not be accepted – please apply before the closing date to ensure your application is considered.)
 

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CONTACT THE BURSARY PROVIDER

For any queries related to this bursary programme, please contact The KwaZulu-Natal Department of Health directly:
Bursary section
Tel: 033 395 2733

OR contact your district:
Amajuba District – Ms P Dladla (Ditshego) – Tel: 034 328 7000
Ethekwini District – Ms M Dazel – Tel: 031 240 5300
Harry Gwala District – Mr Z Dotyeni – Tel: 039 834 8200
Ilembe District – Ms GD Ngwenya – Tel: 032 437 3500
King Cetshwayo District – Mr N Nkosi – Tel: 035 787 0633
Ugu District – Mrs T Prinsloo – Tel: 039 688 3000
Umgungundlovu District – Ms N Zwane – Tel: 033 897 1018
Umkhanyakude District – Mr S Mkhwanazi – Tel: 035 572 1327
Umzinyathi District – Mrs F Dube – Tel: 034 299 9100
Uthukela District – Ms S Mthembu – Tel: 036 631 2202
Zululand District – Ms S Ngubane – Tel: 035 874 0600

See Also: 

South African Bursaries Open All Year Round

South African Bursaries Closing In January 2019

South African Bursaries Closing In February 2019