Western Cape Dept Health: Bursaries 2022


Western Cape Department of Health invites qualifying students to apply for Bursary Programme 2022 academic year.

Bursary Application Closing Date: 30 September 2021

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:

  • B Nursing (at the University of Western Cape and North-West University)
  • B Pharmacy (at North-West University)
  • B Tech Nursing (at Cape Peninsula University of Technology)
  • Bachelor of Emergency Medical Care (at Cape Peninsula University of Technology)
  • BSc Nuclear Medicine (at Cape Peninsula University of Technology)
  • BSc Occupational Therapy (at the University of the Western Cape)
  • BSc Physiotherapy (at the University of the Western Cape)
  • BSc Radiography in Diagnostic Radiography/ Ultrasound (at Cape Peninsula University of Technology)
  • Degree Medicine (at the University of the Witwatersrand, University of Pretoria, University of Free State, University of Stellenbosch and University of Cape Town)
  • Diploma R425 Nursing (at Western Cape college of Nursing: Athlone campus, George campus and Worcester campus)
  • Diploma R171 Nursing (at Western Cape college of Nursing: Athlone campus, George campus and Worcester campus)

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.
 

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):

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

How to apply

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):

  • ID document (certified copy)
  • Matric June results, if currently in Matric (certified copy)
  • Matric certificate, if completed Matric (certified copy)
  • Motivational letter explaining why you deserve to be awarded a bursary (addressed to the Bursary Committee)
  • Parents/ guardians ID documents (certified copies)
  • Parents/ guardians proof of income (payslips/ SASSA letter/ tax certificate) (certified copies)
  • Proof of residence (rates/ lease agreement/ account statement/ affidavit)
  • Proof of disability, if disabled
  • Proof of registration at one of the aforementioned tertiary institutions (to be submitted by the beginning of 2022)

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