Nursing, Radiography and Medicine Bursaries from Western Cape Government

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Bursary Details

Bursaries will be awarded within the Health Science faculty, usually within the following fields of study (however the fields of study may alter annually depending on the Departments skill requirements):

  • Radiography
  • Emergency Medical Care
  • Nursing
  • Pharmacy
  • Medical (MBChB)

Bursaries are available for the following fields:

B Nursing

  • University of Western Cape

Degree Medicine

  • University of Stellenbosch
  • University of Cape Town
  • University of Free State
  • University of Pretoria
  • WITS

BSC Radiography in Diagnostic/Therapy/Ultrasound

  • Cape Peninsula University of Technology

Bachelor of Emergency Medical Care

  • Cape Peninsula University of Technology

Diploma R425 Nursing

  • Western Cape college of Nursing (Athlone campus)
  • Western Cape college of Nursing (George campus)
  • Western Cape college of Nursing (Worcester campus)

 

Candidate Requirements

  • Who can apply for the bursary? 

    To apply for one of these bursaries you must be:

  • A South African citizen residing in the Western Cape
  • Be accepted at the relevant accredited Higher Education Institution (HEI)
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How to Apply

Submit clear copies of the following supporting documentation along with your completed application form (the submission of these documents is compulsory – if any items are missing, your application be disregarded):

  • ID document (certified copy of)
  • Latest Matric results, if currently in Matric (certified copy of)
  • Matric certificate, if completed Matric (certified copy of)
  • 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 of)
  • Proof of residence (rates/ lease agreement/ account statement/ affidavit)
  • Proof of disability, if disabled

To Apply for a bursary you need to:

  1. Register or Login
  2. Add Personal Details
  3. Add Parent or Guardian Details
  4. Add Acquired Qualifications
  5. Choose Qualification that you will need funding for
  6. Upload supporting documents or mail them

CLICK HERE TO REGISTER AND APPLY ONLINE

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Field of Study: Medicine


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