Western Cape Department of Health Bursary South Africa 2021 – 2022

Western Cape Department of Health Bursary South Africa

ABOUT THE COMPANY – WESTERN CAPE DEPARTMENT OF HEALTH

The Western Cape Department of Health, formed in 1994, is responsible for delivering public healthcare and health services to people who reside within the province. They are also in charge of various specialised facilities, which include rehabilitation centres; psychiatric hospitals and tuberculosis hospitals.

The Western Cape currently has 428 public primary care facilities, of which some are operated by the Department of Health and others by the City of Cape Town – these include community health centres and clinics.
 

ABOUT THE WESTERN CAPE DEPARTMENT OF HEALTH BURSARY PROGRAMME – FIELDS COVERED

The Western Cape Department of Health are inviting students to apply for bursary funding for the 2022 academic year. Bursaries will be awarded for studies within the Health Science sector, an area of identified skills shortage in South Africa.

 

Students pursuing studies towards the following qualifications, at these institutions may apply for the bursary:

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MORE ABOUT THE WESTERN CAPE DEPARTMENT OF HEALTH BURSARY PROGRAMME – COVERAGE VALUE & SERVICE CONTRACT

The bursary will provide cover for the following expenses: registration fees, tuition fees and examination fees.

Students will be required to work back the bursary (service contract) – one year of work for each year of funding received. The Community Service Year will cover the first year of the service contract.
 

ELIGIBILITY REQUIREMENTS FOR THE WESTERN CAPE 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):

 

HOW TO APPLY FOR THE WESTERN CAPE DEPARTMENT OF HEALTH BURSARY

Applications must be done online at: Western Cape Department of Health Bursary Platform

Candidates will be required to Register an Account before they can Login and apply.
 

Submit clear copies of the following supporting documentation along with your completed application (the submission of these documents is compulsory – if any items are missing, your application may be disqualified):

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CLOSING DATE FOR THE WESTERN CAPE DEPARTMENT OF HEALTH BURSARY

30 September 2021.
(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 Western Cape Government: Department of Health directly:
Contact people: Monray Strydom / Angelo Briesies
Tel: 021 483 6610 / 021 483 3465
Email: Health.bursary@westerncape.gov.za

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