Mpumalanga Department of Health Bursary South Africa 2020 – 2021

ABOUT THE COMPANY – MPUMALANGA DEPARTMENT OF HEALTH

The Province of Mpumalanga covers over 78 000 square kilometres, populated by approximately 3 million citizens, which makes up just 7.3% of South Africa’s population.

The Mpumalanga Department of Health aims to improve the well-being and health of its citizens, by providing them with a basic health care delivery system via a network of health care services conducted by skilled Health Workers.

As one of the departments of the South African government, the Mpumalanga Department of Health’s values includes Honesty; Ethical; Empathy; Affordability; Accountability; Reliability; Integrity; Confidentiality; Commitment; Competency; Appropriateness; Timeousness and Collectiveness.
 

 

ABOUT THE BURSARY PROGRAMME – FIELDS COVERED & COVERAGE VALUE

The Mpumalanga Department of Health bursary will be awarded to students pursuing their studies towards a 4-year Diploma in Nursing (General, Community & Psychiatry) and Midwifery.

The bursary will cover the following expenses: tuition fees, book allowance, uniform allowance and a monthly stipend. Bursaries are awarded for the full duration of the diploma studies.
 

MORE ABOUT THE BURSARY PROGRAMME – OTHER OPPORTUNITIES & SERVICE CONTRACT

Students will attend lectures to gain theoretical knowledge, as well as take part in Work Integrated Learning within health facilities.

On completion of their studies, students will be required to sign an employment agreement with the Department of Health to “work back” the bursary for an equal number of years as the bursary awarded.

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Shortlisted candidates will then be contacted and required to attend an interview – if you have not received any feedback by 31 January 2019 at the latest, you can regard your application as unsuccessful.
 

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):

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HOW TO APPLY FOR THE BURSARY

Applications must be done online at http://www.mpuhealth.gov.za/
 

The following supporting documentation will be required should you be shortlisted – please do not submit your documents unless you receive feedback from the Mpumalanga Department of Health (all documents will be verified):

 

CLOSING DATE

6 November 2020.
(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 the Mpumalanga Dept of Health directly:
Contact Person: Mr PH Mazibuko
Tel: 013 766 3014 (Monday to Friday, 08:00 – 16:00)

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