North West Department of Health Bursary South Africa 2023 – 2024
ABOUT THE COMPANY – NORTH WEST DEPARTMENT OF HEALTH
North West Department of Health Bursary South Africa 2023 – 2024; The North West Department of Health is a sector of the South African government, committed to rendering health services to the province that are accessible, equitable and integrated quality.
ABOUT THE NORTH WEST DEPARTMENT OF HEALTH BURSARY PROGRAMME – FIELDS COVERED
The North West Department of Health is inviting students residing within the North West Province, to apply for their bursary programme, for the 2022 academic year.
Bursaries will be awarded for studies at the North West College of Nursing (at the Klerksdorp or Mafikeng Campus), towards a 3-year Diploma in Nursing leading to registration as a General Nurse (SANC R171).
There will be 50 bursaries awarded for studies at Klerksdorp Campus and 40 bursaries awarded for studies at Mafikeng Campus.
MORE ABOUT THE NORTH WEST DEPARTMENT OF HEALTH BURSARY PROGRAMME – SELECTION
Shortlisted candidates will be contacted within 90 days of the closing date – if you do not receive any feedback by this time, please regard your application as unsuccessful. Due to the large number of applications anticipated to be received, the Department cannot acknowledge every application.
ELIGIBILITY REQUIREMENTS FOR THE NORTH WEST DEPARTMENT OF HEALTH 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 South African citizen
- You must reside within the North West province
- You must have completed a Senior Certificate or National Senior Certificate
- Senior Certificate Matriculants:
- you must have achieved a minimum C symbol (Standard Grade) or D symbol (Higher Grade) for English
- you must have achieved a minimum C symbol (Standard Grade) or D symbol (Higher Grade) for Biology/ Physiology
- your other subjects must add up to a minimum APS score of 18 points (A symbol, Higher Grade 6, Standard Grade 5 / B symbol, Higher Grade 5, Standard Grade 4 / C symbol, Higher Grade 4, Standard Grade 3 / D symbol, Higher Grade 3, Standard Grade 2 / E symbol, Higher Grade 2, Standard Grade 1 / F symbol, Higher Grade 1, Standard Grade 0)
- National Senior Certificate Matriculants:
- you must have achieved a minimum of level 4 for English
- you must have achieved a minimum of level 4 for Life Sciences
- you must have achieved a minimum of level 4 for any other 2 approved NSC subjects (except Life Orientation)
- your other subjects must add up to a minimum APS score of 23 points (7 (80 – 100%) NSC rating, APS score 7 / 6 (70 – 79%) NSC rating, APS score 6 / 5 (60 – 69%) NSC rating, APS score 5 / 4 (50 – 59%) NSC rating, APS score 4 / 3 (40 – 49%) NSC rating, APS score 3 / 2 (30 – 39%) NSC rating, APS score 2 / 1 (0 – 29%) NSC rating, APS score 1)
- You must intend on studying towards a 3-year Diploma in Nursing, at the North-West College of Nursing, in 2022
- You must meet the pre-entry assessments of the College
- You must have a strong academic record
- You must be financially needy
- You must be unemployed
- You must NOT have previously received bursary funding from any government departments
- Candidates with disabilities are welcome to apply, as long as their disability will allow them to carry out nursing activities
HOW TO APPLY FOR THE NORTH WEST DEPARTMENT OF HEALTH BURSARY
Download and complete the North West Department of Health Bursary Application Form 2022 (.doc)
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 or smart card (certified copy)
- Matric National Senior Certificate or Senior Certificate (certified copy)
- Proof of residence: letter from the Tribal office or the local Municipality office (not water statement of account)
- Parents or guardians proof of income (latest payslips if employed, affidavit if unemployed, pension payslip if receiving a pension, death certificate if deceased)
- Medical Certificate if disabled
- Section F of the application form must be signed by the applicant or their parents or guardians.
- Application forms must have a South African Police Stamp or Commissioner of Oaths.
- Documents must have been certified within the last 3 months and not older.
- Applications submitted via email or fax will NOT be accepted.
Applications must be submitted to the College within your district:
Students from Bojanala District (Moretele and Madibeng Subdistricts), Dr Kenneth Kaunda District and Dr Ruth Segomotsi Mompati District, must submit their applications to:
Private Bag A19
Students from Bojanala District (Kgetleng, Rustenburg and Moses Kotane Sub-districts) and Ngaka Modiri Molema District, must submit their applications to:
Private Bag X2178
CLOSING DATE FOR THE NORTH WEST DEPARTMENT OF HEALTH BURSARY
10 February 2022.
(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 North West Department of Health directly:
Klerksdorp Campus – Tel: 018 406 8600
Mafikeng Campus – Tel: 018 392 0600
NSFAS National Student Financial Aid Schemes
NSFAS: What is NSFAS?
NSFAS, or National Student Financial Aid Scheme, was established according to the National Student Financial Aid Scheme Act of 1999 and incorporated the Tertiary Education Fund of South Africa (TEFSA), which stopped operating in 2000.