Western Cape Department of Health Bursary 2021/2022

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Western Cape Department of Health Bursary South Africa 2021/2022

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ABOUT 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 BURSARY PROGRAMME – FIELDS COVERED

The Western Cape Department of Health will be awarding bursaries to students pursuing their studies in Health Science, an area of identified skills shortage in South Africa.

Students must pursue their studies within the one of the following fields at the approved institutes:

  • Emergency Medical Care: Bachelors degree (Cape Peninsula University of Technology
  • Medicine: Degree (University of Stellenbosch, University of Cape Town, University of Free State, University of Pretoria, University of the Witwatersrand)
  • Nursing: Bachelors degree (University of Western Cape)
  • Nursing: Diploma R425 (Western Cape college of Nursing (Athlone campus), Western Cape college of Nursing (George campus), Western Cape college of Nursing (Worcester campus))
  • Radiography in Diagnostic/ Therapy/ Ultrasound: BSc (Cape Peninsula University of Technology)

 

MORE ABOUT THE BURSARY PROGRAMME – COVERAGE VALUE & SERVICE CONTRACT

The bursary will provide financial assistance towards tuition fees.

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

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ELIGIBILITY 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):

  • South African citizen
  • Reside within the Western Cape
  • Completed Matric OR currently in Matric
  • Intend on studying full time within one of the aforementioned Health Science fields of study
  • Accepted to study at one of the aforementioned tertiary institutions

 

HOW TO APPLY FOR THE BURSARY

Applications must be done online at: www.westerncape.gov.za/healthbursary

You will be required to Register (https://hsdims.westerncape.gov.za/healp_apex/f?p=107:3:::NO:::) before you can Login (https://hsdims.westerncape.gov.za/healp_apex/f?p=107:4:::NO:::) 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 be disregarded):

  • 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 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 2021)

 

CONTACT THE BURSARY PROVIDER

For any queries related to this bursary programme, please contact the Western Cape Department of Health directly:
Bursary Department
Tel: 021 483 4667/ 021 483 6610/ 021 483 6597/ 021 483 7038
Email: health.bursary@westerncape.gov.za
Alternatively, please contact your institutions financial aid department:
University of Cape Town – Contact Person: Ms T Nkomo, Tel: 021 650 3632
University of the Western Cape – Contact Person: Ms E Seleke, Tel: 021 959 9754
Stellenbosch University – Contact Person: Ms R Sylvester, Tel: 021 938 9458
Cape Peninsula University of Technology – Contact Person: Ms N Gxothiwe, Tel: 021 959 6668/ 021 959 6371

SEE ALSO:

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BURSARIES OFFERED BY PROVINCES IN SOUTH AFRICA

Below is the list of all bursaries offered by each province in South Africa.

EASTERN CAPE GOVERNMENT BURSARIES FOR 2021 & 2022

FREE STATE GOVERNMENT BURSARIES FOR 2021 & 2022

GAUTENG GOVERNMENT BURSARIES FOR 2021 & 2022

KWAZULU-NATAL GOVERNMENT BURSARIES FOR 2021 & 2022

LIMPOPO GOVERNMENT BURSARIES FOR 2021 & 2022

MPUMALANGA GOVERNMENT BURSARIES FOR 2021 & 2022

NORTHERN CAPE GOVERNMENT BURSARIES FOR 2021 & 2022

NORTH WEST GOVERNMENT BURSARIES FOR 2021 & 2022

WESTERN CAPE GOVERNMENT BURSARIES FOR 2021 & 2022

VARIOUS GOVERNMENT BURSARIES FOR 2021 & 2022

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