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KZN Department of Health Bursary South Africa 2021

Full Time

Website KZN Department of Health

The KwaZulu-Natal Department of Health, a department of the government of South Africa, is responsible for creating and implementing a comprehensive and sustainable health system at all levels through the District Health System, and to ensure that all its residents have access to health care.

KZN Department of Health Bursary South Africa 2021. KZN Department of Health Bursary South Africa 2021. The departments 5 goals are to improve the quality of health care; reduce the burden of disease; strengthen the effectiveness of the health system; provide universal health coverage and to strengthen human resources for health.


The KZN Department of Health will be awarding bursaries within the following Health Science fields of study:

  • Audiology
  • Clinical Psychology
  • Dentistry
  • Dietetics
  • Occupational Therapy
  • Optometry
  • Physiotherapy
  • Radiography (Ultrasonography)
  • Speech Therapy


Applicants must satisfy the following minimum entry criteria before applying (please note that failure to satisfy all the requirements will lead to your application not being considered):

  • South African citizen
  • Reside in the KwaZulu-Natal province
  • Completed Matric or currently in Matric
  • Studying or applied to study within one of the aforementioned fields of study
  • Proven financial need

*Students with disabilities are welcome to apply.


Applications forms must be collected from any Public Hospital/ Clinic/ CHC in KwaZulu-Natal (Human Resource Department).

The physical address and contact details of hospitals is available here:
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)
  • Grade 11 final results, if currently in Matric
  • Matric latest results, if currently in Matric
  • Matric certificate, if completed Matric
  • Full tertiary academic record, if studying
  • Proof of application to a tertiary institute
  • Parents/ guardians ID documents (certified copies)
  • Parents/ guardians proof of income

Applications must be delivered to Human Resources at all Clinics, Public Hospitals or Community Health Centres (posted applications will NOT be accepted).

*Please note that only successful applicants will be contacted. If you do not receive any feedback, regard your application as unsuccessful.


For any queries related to this bursary programme, please contact The KwaZulu-Natal Department of Health directly:
Bursary section
Tel: 033 395 2179 / 033 395 2137 / 033 395 3290 / 033 395 3155

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