Western Cape Department of Health Bursary South Africa 2023 – 2024

Western Cape Department of Health Bursary South Africa 2023 – 2024

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 is inviting students to apply for their bursary programme, for the 2023 academic year.

Bursaries will be awarded for studies within the Health Science sector, an area of identified skills shortage in South Africa, specifically at these institutions, in these fields:
University of Cape Town:

  • Medicine (Degree)

University of Western Cape:

  • Clinical Psychology (Masters)
  • Dentistry (Degree)
  • Nursing (Bachelors Degree)
  • Occupational Therapy (BSc)
  • Oral Hygiene (Degree)
  • Pharmacy (Bachelors Degree)
  • Physiotherapy (BSc)

University of Stellenbosch:

  • Medicine (Degree)
  • Physiotherapy (Degree)
  • Speech Therapy (Degree)

Cape Peninsula University of Technology:

  • Emergency Medical Care (Bachelor of)
  • Nursing (B Tech)
  • Radiography in Diagnostic (BSc)
  • Radiography in Nuclear Medicine (BSc)
  • Radiography in Ultrasound (BSc)
  • Radiography in Therapy (BSc)

Western Cape College Of Nursing:

  • Nursing (Diploma R425)
  • Nursing (Diploma R171)

University of Pretoria:

  • Medicine (Degree)

University of Free State:

  • Medicine (Degree)

University of the Witwatersrand:

  • Medicine (Degree)

North-West University:

  • Nursing (Bachelors Degree)
  • Pharmacy (Bachelors Degree)

 

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

The bursary will provide financial assistance towards the qualification (the exact expenses covered will be discussed with shortlisted or successful candidates).

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After graduation, bursary recipients will be required to work for the government – the employment duration is one year of work for each year of funding received.

Students will be required to submit proof of registration at one of the approved institutions at the start of the 2023 academic year. Students must also submit all annual or supplementary exam results, within 30 days after receiving them.
 

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):

  • You must be a South African citizen
  • You must reside within the Western Cape province
  • You must be currently in Matric or have completed Matric
  • You must be studying or accepted to study full time towards studies in one of the Health Science fields listed above
  • You must be studying or accepted to study at one of the approved tertiary institutions listed above

 

HOW TO APPLY FOR THE WESTERN CAPE DEPARTMENT OF HEALTH BURSARY

Applications must be submitted online at; the Western Cape Department of Health Bursary Application 2022

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

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

  • ID document (certified copy)
  • Most recent qualification/ academic results (certified copy)
  • Proof of residence (certified copy)
  • Parents or guardians’ proof of income (certified copy)
  • Proof of disability, if applicable (certified copy)

 

CLOSING DATE FOR THE WESTERN CAPE DEPARTMENT OF HEALTH BURSARY

30 September 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 Western Cape Government directly:
Department of Health and Wellness
Email: Health.bursary@westerncape.gov.za

Contact person 1: Monray Strydom / Angelo Briesies
Tel: 021 483 6610

Contact person 2: Sisipho Folose
Tel: 021 483 6597

Contact person 3: Nathan Kantwe
Tel: 021 483 7038

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