What is Netcare? Established in 1996, Netcare is one of the leading private health care providers within South Africa. This health institution not only boasts of having top-notch medical facilities, but it is also the number one trainer for medical practitioners. Netcare bursaries are among the many projects of the institution that has aided lots of deserving individuals.
Are you passionate about pursuing a career in medicine and improving the lives of others? If your answer is yes, then the Netcare education program is one that you need to enrol in. Furthermore, the good news is that you can get funding from the organization since academic bursaries and sponsorships are one of the key social investment categories by the Netcare Group. The following article explores all that you ought to know concerning these bursaries.
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Netcare bursaries 2019
With the aim of ensuring that you are in safe hands, one of the objectives of the Netcare health institution is making sure that it has qualified personnel to offer the best medical services to its patients. To do this, the company undertakes yearly enrollment of applicants to be part of Netcare education. Understanding that some applicants cannot fully sponsor their studies; the group offers bursaries for such cases.
Netcare bursaries are directed at academically gifted applicants who are passionate about making a difference in the society but have no means of funding to pursue their studies. Among the expenses covered by the bursary are tuition fees, prescribed textbook, housing, and a monthly living allowance. The program is open to students in both the pharmacy and commerce faculties, and it includes the following courses:
- Community Pharmacy
- Drug Abuse Counseling
- Emergency Care
- General Nursing
- Hospital Pharmacy
- Managed Health Care
- Medicine Control
- Nursing Care
- Primary Health Care
- Public Health
Fill the relevant bursary application forms for pharmacy and commerce studies to get financial help. Here is more on how you can apply for financial aid.
Netcare bursaries application
At the moment, there is no option for online applications on the company's website. As such, interested candidates can apply for Netcare bursaries by sending the relevant documentation to the group's email address; firstname.lastname@example.org. On the email subject line, ensure to write the words ‘Netcare bursary application-Full names.’ Alternatively, applicants can also contact any of the five campuses of the group for further information on how to apply. Below are the hotline numbers for each campus.
- Kwa-Zulu Natal Campus – 031 581 8200
- Western Cape Campus – 021 949 5270
- Gauteng North-East Campus – 012 644 4900
- Eastern Cape Campus – 041 363 2138
- Gauteng South-West Campus – 011 628 7600
Requirements for Netcare bursary
- Be South African citizens with valid identification document(s)
- Have a valid Matric certificate and outstanding academic background
- Prove that they require financial assistance to pursue their studies
- Be approved by an institute of higher learning, proved by a letter
Note that those from poor/disadvantaged backgrounds will be prioritized.
When should I apply for a bursary?
Netcare bursaries are available to candidates on an annual basis. The best part is that there is no closing date for Netcare bursaries, which means that one can make his/her application at any time of the year. All you have to do is to ensure that you have submitted all the required documents and that the application form is duly filled and signed before submission.
Netcare nursing school
There are various fields of study at the Netcare nursing school, depending on one’s preference or area of specialization, under the Faculty of Nursing and Ancillary Healthcare (FNAH). You can apply for Netcare nursing college 2019 intake, but note that the bursaries are only available for the commerce and pharmacy fields, and there are no Netcare nursing bursaries, unless the programme you are applying for falls under the categories mentioned above. Beware that the group does not offer any paid-for nursing learning opportunities.
As we have seen the above, Netcare bursaries aid a fraction of students to realize their dreams of obtaining the necessary skills needed to become the best medical practitioners. If you feel that you have what it takes and in a dire need of funding to further your studies, you are highly encouraged to apply for the bursaries in the approved fields using the official means as discussed above. All the best!