Bursary Opportunity : KZN Health Bursaries

KZN Health Bursaries

Closing Date : August.

Field of Study:

  • Fields of Study
  • Health Sciences
  • Clinical Medicine
  • Oral Health Sciences
  • Pathology
  • Health Science Education
  • Anatomical Science
  • Physiology
  • Public Health
  • Therapeutic Sciences

Bursary Details:

The Department of Health is promoting careers in Health Sciences and is offering provincial bursaries to qualifying students in various fields.


Fields include

Occupational Therapy,
Speech Therapy,
Oral Hygiene,
Radiography (Ultrasound),
Psychology (clinical),
Emergency Medical Care,
Medical Orthotics and Prosthetics,
Health Promotion
Radiography (Diagnostic and Ultrasound),

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.

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.

When Can You Apply:

KZN Department of Health Bursary Application Forms, for each academic year, can be collected from all Provincial Hospitals from 01/05 to 31/08 of every year.

Late applications will not be considered.


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)
Closing date for applications: 31 August of every year

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.
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