KZN Department of Health Bursary South Africa 2017 – 2018

 

ABOUT THE BURSAR

KwaZulu-Natal (KZN) is one of the nine provinces in South Africa, located on the southeast side of the country and bordering three other countries, namely Swaziland; Lesotho and Mozambique. Pietermaritzburg is the capital and Durban is the largest city within this province.
 

ABOUT THE BURSARY

Bursaries will be awarded to students who are studying (or intend on studying) within the Health Sciences faculty, specifically in the following fields:
Amajuba District

  • Audiology
  • Oral Hygiene
  • Medicine
  • Speech Therapy

Ethekwini District

  • Audiology
  • Dentistry
  • Occupational Therapy
  • Radiography (Diagnostic)
  • Radiotherapy

Harry Gwala District

  • Audiology
  • Dentistry
  • Medicine
  • Occupational Therapy
  • Optometry
  • Radiography

Ilembe District

  • Clinical Psychology
  • Medicine
  • Pharmacy
  • Physiotherapy
  • Radiography

King Cetshwayo District

  • Dietetics
  • Medicine
  • Pharmacy
  • Physiotherapy
  • Radiography

Ugu District

  • Audiology
  • Clinical Psychology
  • Dietetics
  • Occupational Therapy
  • Ultrasonography

Umgungundlovu District

  • Dentistry
  • Medicine
  • Optometry
  • Pharmacy
  • Ultrasonography

Umkhanyakude District

  • Clinical Psychology
  • Medicine
  • Pharmacy
  • Speech Therapy
  • Ultrasonography

Umzinyathi District

  • Clinical Psychology
  • Dietetics
  • Physiotherapy
  • Radiography
  • Speech Therapy

Uthukela District

  • Audiology
  • Dentistry
  • Medicine
  • Pharmacy
  • Ultrasonography

Zululand District

  • Dentistry
  • Pharmacy
  • Radiography (Diagnostic)
  • Ultrasonography

 

The amount of bursary cover will be determined by parents/ guardians annual combined income:
R0 to R120 000 = you will receive cover for tuition, prescribed books, accommodation and meals.
R121 000 to R150 000 = you will receive cover for tuition, accommodation and meals.
R151 000 to R200 000 = you will receive cover for tuition, prescribed books, accommodation.
R201 000 to R250 000 = you will receive cover for tuition and accommodation.
R251 000 to R300 000 = you will receive cover for tuition only.
 

ELIGIBILITY

Applicants must satisfy the following minimum entry criteria before applying:

  • Reside in the KwaZulu-Natal province
  • Be from the district area where the field of study/ qualification is being advertised
  • Proven financial need
  • Have a strong academic record
  • Currently studying or planning on studying within one of the aforementioned fields of study (within your district)
  • Proof of application or registration at a tertiary institution
  • Not have completed another diploma or degree
  • Not be currently funded by another bursary award

*Students with disabilities are welcome to apply.
 

HOW TO APPLY

Please obtain an application form from your closest Government Hospital, Human Resource Department in KwaZulu-Natal. Application forms are available between 1 May and 31 August annually.

You can visit the following link for the addresses and contact details of the various Government Hospitals across the province: http://www.kznhealth.gov.za/hospitals.htm
 

You will be required to attach the following to your application:

  • ID document (certified copy),
  • Parents/ guardians ID documents (certified copies),
  • Parents/ guardians recent payslips or other proof of income,
  • Matric results certificate (certified copy).

Complete application forms and supporting documents must be delivered to the same hospital.
 

CLOSING DATE

15 September 2017.
 

CONTACT

For any bursary queries, please contact:
The KwaZulu-Natal Department of Health: Bursary section
Tel: 033 395 2733

OR contact your district:

  • Amajuba District – Ms P Dladla (Ditshego) – Tel: 034 328 7000
  • Ethekwini District – Ms M Dazel – Tel: 031 240 5300
  • Harry Gwala District – Mr Z Dotyeni – Tel: 039 834 8200
  • Ilembe District – Ms GD Ngwenya – Tel: 032 437 3500
  • King Cetshwayo District – Mr N Nkosi – Tel: 035 787 0633
  • Ugu District – Mrs T Prinsloo – Tel: 039 688 3000
  • Umgungundlovu District – Ms N Zwane – Tel: 033 897 1018
  • Umkhanyakude District – Mr S Mkhwanazi – Tel: 035 572 1327
  • Umzinyathi District – Mrs F Dube – Tel: 034 299 9100
  • Uthukela District – Ms S Mthembu – Tel: 036 631 2202
  • Zululand District – Ms S Ngubane – Tel: 035 874 0600

For any further information, please visit: http://www.kznhealth.gov.za/bursaries.htm

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