Gauteng Department of Health: Bursary Programme 2014 [Massive]

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Posted: Oct 15, 2013


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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 2014. 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 assistance 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 and Social Development.

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 2014 academic year for full time studies.

STUDENTS WHO ARE CURRENTLY ENROLLED AND STUDYING FOR 2013 AT AN INSTITUTION OF HIGHER LEARNING/ UNIVERSITY/ UNIVERSITY OF TECHNOLOGY:

MBChB

MA Clinical Psychology

B Pharmacy

Speech therapy, language, audiology & Pathology

Physiotherapy

Occupational Therapy

Medical Physicists

 

 GRADE 12 APPLICANTS WHO HAVE OBTAINED ACCEPTANCE AT AN INSTITUTION OF HIGHER LEARNING- UNIVERSITY/ UNIVERSITY OF TECHNOLOGY FOR 2014

Medical Orthotics and Prosthetics

Dietetics

Oral Hygiene

Dental Technology

Dental Therapy

Clinical Engineering

Clinical Technology

Diagnostic Radiography

Optometry

Radiotherapy

Bachelor of Clinical Medical Practice

 

 

 

How to Apply

Application Forms  CAN BE OBTAINED FROM THE FOLLOWING HEALTH AND 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

 NB: 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 HOSOITAL

 

 

Application Forms will also be made available by the Bursary Sections of the Gauteng Department of Health based at 78 Fox Street, Johannesburg.

APPLICANTS CAN HAND-DELIVER THE COMPLETED APPLICATION FORMS TO:  Gauteng Department of Health 78 Fox Street, JHB, Ground 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.

Should you have any queries please contact the Bursary Section Team:  (011) 298 2463/2332/2463/2457/2589

Closing Date: 18 October 2013

 

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