KZN: Dept of Health Bursaries 2014

Closing Date:  31 August 2013

Who Can Apply

A poster advertising the KZN Department of Health’s Bursary Program will be placed at all Provincial Hospitals, Internet, Clinics and Municipal Offices, and will clearly display the respective fields of study / scarce skills required by the KZN Department of Health. Please ensure that you apply for a bursary if you are indeed studying for a degree/diploma as captured and advertised on the poster per District. You may therefore not apply for a bursary if the field of study you intend studying toward is not captured /reflected on the poster.

The Department of Health is promoting careers in Health Sciences and is offering provincial bursaries for the following fields of study:

• Medicine • Radiography • Pharmacy
• Dentistry • B-Cur Nursing • BTech Nursing Optometry
• Speech Therapy • Audiology • Occupational Therapy
• Dietetics • Physiotherapy • Oral Hygiene
• Dental Therapy • EMRS • Clinical Associates
• Orthotics & Prosthetics Ultrasonography  • Podiatrist

Criteria

  • The applicant must be from KwaZulu-Natal
  • The applicant must have a good academic record
  • The applicant must have proof of application/registration to a Tertiary Institution
  • The applicant must not be in receipt of another bursary
  • The student must not have another degree/diploma
  • Recommendations will be made on a sliding scale in terms of parents income as follow:
    • R0 – R120000 (Tuition, Meals, Books, Accommodation)
    • R121000 – R150000 (Tuition, Meals and Accommodation)
    • R151000 – R200000 (Tuition, Accommodation, Books)
    • R201000 – R250000 (Tuition, Accommodation)
    • R251000 – R300000 (Tuition only)

How to Apply

All applicants may obtain a KwaZulu-Natal Department of Health Bursary Application Form from the nearest Government Hospital, Human Resource Department, to where your family home is in KwaZulu-Natal. DO NOT go to the nearest Government Hospital to where you stay while at University, it may not be your home town. You or a family member must collect and sign for the application form. You must return the FULLY COMPLETED form to the same Hospital you collected it from.

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