Gauteng Department of Health Bursaries for 2016

Gauteng Department of Health Bursaries for 2016

Closing Date: 11 September 2015

GAUTENG DEPARTMENT OF HEALTH

Bursaries and Financial Assistance for Study Purposes – 2016

The Gauteng Department of Health will provide a limited number of bursaries / financial assistance to students residing in the Gauteng Province and who wish to study at a recognized/ accredited learning institution within South Africa for the academic year 2016. Financial assistance will be awarded to students from the second year of study onwards in specific fields of study.

The purpose of the bursary scheme is to provide financial ssistance for the education, training and skills development of historically disadvantaged South Africans who are considering a career in Health Sciences and related professions. The Bursary scheme is committed to achieving the Employment Equity imperatives within the National Skills Development Strategy and the strategic priorities of the Gauteng Department of Health.

The Bursary Scheme promotes career development within identified scarce skills and professions in the Gauteng Department of Health. Applicants must demonstrate a willingness to be part of a dedicated and skilled workforce committed to health for a better life for the population of Gauteng and all South Africans.

Within the framework of the Department’s Human Resources Recruitment Policy, the selection of candidates is based on the following criteria:

Preference will be given to:

  • Applicants that are South African citizens
  • Students that excel academically and/or demonstrate potential with at least a C Symbol Aggregate in Matric. (When applicable – see Bursaries offered for grade 12 applicants).
  • Students that are not currently benefiting from any other bursary scheme
  • Applicants who wish to study towards areas identified by the department as scarce skills at recognized accredited Higher learning institutions within South Africa.
  • South African citizens who, for all intents and purposes, are permanently residing in Gauteng Province and coming from disadvantaged background.

PLEASE NOTE: All successful applicants will be required to enter into contractual agreements with the Gauteng Department Health.

Applicants for bursaries and financial assistance are invited in the following fields for the 2016 academic year for full time studies.

STUDENTS WHO ARE CURRENTLY ENROLLED AND STUDYING FOR 2015 AT AN INSTITUTION OF HIGHER LEARNING/ UNIVERSITY/ UNIVERSITY OF TECHNOLOGY:

  • MBChB
  • MA Clinical Psychology
  • Medical Physicists

GRADE 12 APPLICANTS WHO HAVE OBTAINED ACCEPTANCE AT AN INSTITUTION OF HIGHER LEARNING- UNIVERSITY/ UNIVERSITY OF TECHNOLOGY FOR 2016

  • Medical Orthotics and Prosthetics
  • Optometry
  • Dietetics
  • Oral Hygiene
  • Occupational Therapy
  • Clinical Engineering
  • Clinical Technology
  • B Pharmacy
  • Diagnostic Radiography
  • Bachelor of Clinical Medical Practice
  • Physiotherapy
  • Radiotherapy
  • Speech therapy, language, audiology & Pathology
  • Emergency Medical Care

APPLICATION FORMS CAN BE OBTAINED FROM THE FOLLOWING HEALTH FACILITIES:

  • Chris Hani Baragwanath Academic Hospital
  • Sebokeng Hospital
  • Natalspruit Hospital
  • Tembisa Hospital
  • Tambo Memorial Hospital
  • South Rand Hospital
  • Far East Rand Hospital
  • Heidelberg Hospital
  • Rahima Moosa mother and child (former Coronation) Hospital
  • Steve Biko Academic Hospital
  • Mamelodi Hospital
  • Dr George Mukhari Academic Hospital
  • Charlotte Maxeke JHB Academic Hospital
  • Leratong Hospital

NOTE: STUDENTS APPLYING FOR RADIOGRAPHY MUST APPLY AT THE RADIOGRAPHY DEPARTMENTS AT THE FOLLOWING HOSPITALS:

  • Chris Hani Baragwanath Academic Hospital
  • Rahima Moosa Mother and Child ( former coronation) Hospital
  • Charlotte Maxeke JHB Academic Hospital
  • George Mukhari Academic Hospital
  • Helen Joseph Hospital
  • Tambo Memorial Hospital
  • Steve Biko Academic Hospital

How to Apply

Download Application Forms here…

Application forms will also be made available by the Bursary Sections of the Gauteng Department of Health based at No. 1 Rissik, Penmore Building, CNR Rissik and Albert, Johannesburg (Entrance in Loveday Street).

APPLICANTS CAN HAND-DELIVER THE COMPLETED APPLICATION FORMS TO: Gauteng Department of Health No. 1 Rissik, Penmore Building, JHB, 5th Floor.

ALTERNATIVELY COMPLETED APPLICATION FORMS MUST BE MAILED (REGISTERED MAIL) TO: 37 Sauer Street, Johannesburg, Private Bag X085, Marshalltown, 2107.

Faxed or e-mailed copies will not be considered; only completed applications and certified copies will be considered.

ENQUIRIES: Please contact the Bursary Section Team:

Tel No: 061 165 9412 / 079 889 6031 / 011 355 3847/3514

If you do not receive any response from us within 3 month after the closing date, please accept that your application was unsuccessful.

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