The KwaZulu-Natal Department of Health, commonly known as KZN Health, operates as the principal healthcare authority in the province of KwaZulu-Natal, South Africa. Functioning under the governance of the provincial government, KZN Health is dedicated to overseeing and managing the healthcare system within its jurisdiction, catering to the health and well-being of the province's residents.
A poster advertising the KZN Department of Health’s Bursary Programme 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 to study toward is not captured /reflected on the poster.
Requirements and eligibility
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 follows:
Application forms can be acquired from the nearest Government Hospital within KwaZulu-Natal.
It is crucial to visit the Human Resource Department at the Government Hospital nearest to your family home in KwaZulu-Natal.
Please note that it is important to collect the application form from the Government Hospital nearest to your family's hometown in KwaZulu-Natal.
Do not visit the Government Hospital closest to your university residence, as it may not be in your hometown.
Collection and Signing:
The application form can be collected and signed by either you or a family member.
Submission of Completed Form:
Once you have fully completed the application form, it must be returned to the same Government Hospital from which you initially collected it.
Application Form Availability:
Please be aware that the application forms are exclusively accessible at our Health Institutions and are not available for download from this website. This measure is in place for control and verification purposes.