Gauteng Department of Health Bursary 2025/2026

Gauteng Department of Health Bursary 2025/2026

The Gauteng Department of Health Bursary Application for 2025/2026. Find below How to Apply for the Gauteng Department of Health Bursary 2025/2026.

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About the Gauteng Department of Health: The bursary scheme was initiated by the Department of Health as a way to increase the skillset within the medical field in South Africa, which is currently a scarce skill in the country.

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Details of Gauteng Department of Health Bursary

Field of Study

Students currently studying at a University/ University of Technology:

  • B Pharmacy
  • Dentistry
  • MA Clinical Psychology
  • MBChB
  • Medical Physicists
  • Occupational Therapy
  • Physiotherapy
  • Speech therapy, Language, Audiology & Pathology

Students currently in Matric and have been accepted to study at a University/ University of Technology in the upcoming year:

  • Bachelor of Clinical Medical Practice
  • Clinical Engineering
  • Clinical Technology
  • Dental Technology
  • Dental Therapy
  • Diagnostic Radiography
  • Dietetics
  • Emergency Medical Care
  • Medical Orthotics and Prosthetics
  • Optometry Radiotherapy
  • Oral Hygiene

Bursaries will also be awarded within the Radiography field when students apply at a Radiography department in one of the following Hospitals:

  • CHARLOTTE MAXEKE JHB ACADEMIC HOSPITAL
  • CHRIS HANI BARAGWANATH ACADEMIC HOSPITAL
  • GEORGE MUKHARI ACADEMIC HOSPITAL
  • HELEN JOSEPH HOSPITAL
  • RAHIMA MOOSA MOTHER AND CHILD HOSPITAL
  • STEVE BIKO ACADEMIC HOSPITAL
  • TAMBO MEMORIAL HOSPITAL

Gauteng Department of Health Bursary Application Requirements

  • South African citizen,
  • Those residing in Gauteng Province permanently,
  • From a disadvantaged background,
  • Studying or intend on studying in one of the aforementioned fields of study,
  • Minimum “C” symbol average in Matric.

Gauteng Department of Health Bursary Application Procedures

  • ID document (certified copy),
  • Matric final certificate (current Matric students, see below),
  • Proof of University registration (if applicable),
  • Latest academic report/ transcript (current University students),
  • Dependants birth certificates/ ID documents (certified copies),
  • Parents/ guardians ID documents (certified copies),
  • Parents/ guardians proof of income (latest payslips/ sworn affidavits if unemployed),
  • Proof of residence (utility bill).

Students who are currently in Matric must also provide the following documents:

  • Matric June results report (certified copy),
  • University letter of acceptance or preliminary acceptance,
  • Motivation letter,
  • Proof of voluntary work (letter from the manager of a health facility or hospital).

Closing Date: 16 May

Contact Gauteng Department of Health for more details about the Bursaries and also check your status.

Please contact:

The Bursary Section Team

Tel: 011 355 3847/ 3514

Email: Aubrey.ditshego@gauteng.gov.za

Ronald.Peete@gauteng.gov.za

Lungi.Msibi@gauteng.gov.za

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