Gauteng Dept of Health – Study Medicine in Cuba Bursary 2024: Searching for Students with University Entrance Grade 12 Pass

About the Gauteng Dept of Health
The Gauteng Dept of Health is governmental establishment that is responsible for providing quality health services to all demographics of their province. The department holds the sole duty of promoting the health status of their living population. This is executed through various efforts, including optimising a more effective organisation, offering integrated services, and protect healthy causes to maintain sustainable livelihoods.

About the Gauteng Dept of Health – Study Medicine in Cuba Bursary 2024
Gauteng Dept of Health is offering financial assistance for bright-minded South African students who are pursuing a professional Medical education track. The Gauteng Dept of Health – Study Medicine in Cuba Bursary is an all-inclusive programme that welcomes people of all different backgrounds. As an awardee, you will be provided with the necessary support to chase after your academic qualification. If you display exemplary academic scores and valuable qualities as a student, you are more than encouraged to give this opportunity a shot.

If you find this to be a suitable opportunity for you, don’t hesitate to register for the Gauteng Dept of Health – Study Medicine in Cuba Bursary.

Eligibility Criteria
Candidates interested in the Gauteng Dept of Health – Study Medicine in Cuba Bursary must fulfill an eligibility criteria before proceeding with their applications. Each of these items below will determine whether you have what it takes to proceed with this bursary. To guarantee a successful application, candidates are advised to meet all of the following requirements. Failure to do so will cause disadvantageous consequences towards the overall result of your applications. Be sure to jot down these items for personal reference.

The Gauteng Dept of Health – Study Medicine in Cuba Bursary Eligibility Criteria are as follows:

  • Officially recognized a a citizen of South Africa
  • Currently residing in Gauteng
  • Between 18-35 years old
  • From a disadvantaged community
  • Currently in Matric (in 2023) or have completed Matric with a university entrance
  • Proven to be medically healthy to study medicine
  • Possesses a University Entrance Grade 12 pass with at least Level 4 pass marks in the following subjects:
    • Physical Science
    • Maths
    • Biology/Life Sciences
    • English

Application Instructions
Apply via hand delivery (Gauteng Dept of Health – Study Medicine in Cuba Bursary 2024):
Gauteng Department of Health, Wellness Centre 1st Floor
No. 45 Commissioner Street, Life Centre Building,
Marshalltown, Johannesburg 2107

Candidates must first download the Official Application Form. Once you have the form with you, skim through all the queries before filling them in with accurate information.

Additionally, you will need to provide the following documents to accompany your application:

  • 2 copies of your Identity Document
  • 2 copies of your parents/guardians Identity Document
  • 2 copies of Identity Document/Birth Certificates of dependents
  • 2 copies of your Grade 12 certificate
  • 2 copies of proof of income of parents/guardian (those unable to provide proof of income can offer sworn affidavits)
  • 2 copies of proof of residence (utility bill that is registered under your parents/guardian name)
  • 2 copies of your Curriculum Vitae
  • A letter of motivation explaining why you should be given a bursary.

All these documents must be included in your application dossier. Incomplete dossiers will not be considered by the selection committee.

By sending in your applications, you are hereby giving permission to the selection committee to have your personal information utilized for registration purposes.

Applications will be subjected to further evaluation and vetting procedures to verify the validity of candidates. Anyone discovered to be falsifying any aspects of their applications will be disqualified from the registration period.

Candidates must process their applications through the address. Submissions made through other methods, such as email or fax, will not be accepted by the selection committee.

Closing Date
Applications for the Gauteng Dept of Health – Study Medicine in Cuba Bursary must be submitted before the closing date on 30 November 2023.

The selection committee has absolute zero tolerance for late applications. Submissions made past the closing date will not be acknowledged during the registration period.

Should you not hear back from the selection committee within 3 weeks pas the closing date, we regret to inform you that you have not been chosen by the programme.

Candidates are advised to send in their applications as soon as possible. This will leave you with some time to properly evaluate the contents of your applications. Kindly prepare your applications at your earliest convenience.

Gauteng Dept of Health reserves the rights to make an appointment or not during the recruitment process. All decisions made by the selection committee are final.

Committee Details
Do you have a question regarding the Gauteng Dept of Health – Study Medicine in Cuba Bursary? Don’t hesitate to ask! Feel free to send in your enquiries and concerns to the contact person below:

Telephone Numbers: +27 82 848 1594 (Ms. Rebecca Moema) | +27 83 496 9252 (Ms. Julia Zwane) | +27 82 737 7130 (Ms. Mapula Motaung)


  1. Does applying for the bursary officially makes you eligible to study at Cuba , or you also have to apply to the university?

  2. Good day
    Well I want to apply for dept of health, study in medicine .
    Hope you look forward to my message .

  3. Good evening. I am interested in applying for the bursary but l am confused. Should we certify all the documents which will accompany the application?

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