Closing Date: 15 September 2017

The Department of Health is promoting careers in Health Sciences and is offering provincial bursaries for the following fields of study:

Amajuba District

Medicine, Audiology, Speech Therapy, Oral Hygiene

Enquiries: Ms P Dladla (Ditshego), tel: 034 328 7000

Ethekwini District

Radiography (Diagnostic), Occupational Therapy, Audiology, Radiography, Dentistry

Enquiries: Ms M Dazel, tel: 031 240 5300

Ilembe District

Medicine, Radiography, Pharmacy, Physiotherapy, Radiography

Enquiries: Ms DG Ngwenya, tel: 032 437 3500

Harry Gwala

Medicine, Optometry, Dentistry, Occupational Therapy, Audiologist / Radiography

Enquiries: Mr Z Botyeni, tel: 039 834 8200

Ugu District

Ultrasonography, Clinical Psychology, Occupational Theraphy, Dietetics, Audiology

Enquiries: Mrs T Prinsloo, tel: 039 688 3000

Umgungundlovu District

Medicine, Pharmacy, Optometry, Dentistry, Ultrasonography

Enquiries: Ms N Zwane, tel: 033 897 1018

Umkhanyakude District

Medicine, Ultrasonography, Speech Therapy, Pharmacy, Clinical Psychology

Enquiries: Mr S Mkhwanazi, tel: 035 572 1327

Umzinyathi District

Dietetics, Radiography, Clinical Psychology, Physiotherapy, Speech Therapy

Enquiries: Mrs F Dube, tel: 034 299 9100

Uthukela District

Medicine, Dentistry, Audiology, Pharmacy, Ultrasonography

Enquiries: Ms S Mthembu, Tel: 036 631 2202

Zululand District

Pharmacy, Dentistry, Radiography (Diagnostic), Ultrasonography

Enquiries: Ms S Ngubane, tel: 035 874 0600

King Cetshwayo District

Medicine, Radiography, Physiotherapy, Pharmacy, Dietetics

Enquiries: Mr N Nkosi, tel: 035 787 0633


  • The applicant must be from the district where field of study is advertised and be financially needy
  • The applicant must have proof of application/registration to a Tertiary Institution or CAO or their academic record from the university or their grade 11 results

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.

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. 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.

No posted applications will be considered but should be hand delivered and signed for.