Mediclinic Southern Africa, in partnership with ER24, is offering bursaries for the year 2025 to support the education of aspiring healthcare professionals. This initiative addresses the critical need for skilled healthcare workers globally. The Mediclinic/ ER24 bursary program is aimed at students pursuing studies in Nursing, Pharmacist, and Emergency Medical Care.

The Mediclinic/ ER24 bursary is a vital opportunity for those who meet the necessary requirements and are eager to contribute to the healthcare sector.

About the Mediclinic/ ER24 Bursary

  • Facility: Mediclinic Southern Africa Corporate Office
  • City: 25 Du Toit Street, Stellenbosch, South Africa
  • Closing Date: 31 July 2024
  • Recruiter Name: Ronell Morrick
  • Reference Number: 50066
  • Corporate Office: South Africa

Main Purpose of the Course

Mediclinic and ER24 acknowledge the global shortage of qualified healthcare professionals, which poses a significant challenge to healthcare systems worldwide. To address this critical issue, they are offering a limited number of bursaries aimed at supporting students who are pursuing careers in the healthcare sector. The main purpose of these bursaries is to ensure that talented and deserving students have the financial means to complete their education and contribute to the healthcare industry.

The bursaries specifically target three essential areas of healthcare:

  • Nursing
  • Pharmacy
  • Emergency Medical Care

Required Education

Applicants must meet the following educational criteria:

  • Grade 11/12 Results: Candidates must provide their Grade 11 or 12 results. These results must meet the requirements for entry into a Bachelor’s program.
  • Programme Results: Candidates must submit their current academic results if they are already enrolled in a program.
  • Proof of Acceptance/Registration: Candidates must provide proof of acceptance or registration at a recognized institution offering the relevant program.

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Eligibility Criteria

  • Employment Equity Preference:
    • Priority for candidates part of the Employment Equity Plan.
    • Supports diversity and inclusion in the healthcare workforce.
  • Financial Status:
    • Consideration of the financial status of the applicant and their parents.
    • Aimed at students in financial need.
  • Academic Excellence:
    • Provide Grade 11 or 12 results meeting Bachelor’s program entry requirements.
    • Submit current academic results if already enrolled.
  • Proof of Acceptance/Registration: Proof of acceptance or registration at a recognized institution offering the relevant program.
  • Commitment to Healthcare: Demonstrate a clear commitment to a career in healthcare through personal statements, recommendations, and relevant activities.
  • Citizenship and Residency: Open to South African citizens and permanent residents.

How to Apply

  • Interested candidates must ensure that they meet all the educational requirements and provide the necessary documentation by the closing date of 31 July 2024.
  • Applications should be submitted to the Mediclinic Southern Africa Corporate Office, addressed to the recruiter, Ronell Morrick.

Benefits of the Bursary

  • Financial Support: The bursary covers tuition fees, reducing the financial burden on students and their families.
  • Career Advancement: Being a bursary recipient enhances career prospects and offers pathways to employment within Mediclinic or ER24.
  • Skill Development: Students gain comprehensive skills and knowledge in their fields through hands-on experience and theoretical learning.
  • Networking Opportunities: Connect with healthcare professionals and fellow students, creating a strong professional network.
  • Access to State-of-the-Art Facilities: Students have access to modern laboratories, advanced medical equipment, and simulation centers.
  • Professional Development: Workshops, seminars, and additional training programs are available to enhance professional skills.
  • Contribution to Healthcare Community: Graduates contribute significantly to healthcare services, improving public health outcomes.
  • Employment Equity and Inclusive Support: The bursary supports a diverse group of students, promoting equality and diversity within the healthcare workforce.

The Mediclinic/ ER24 Bursary 2025 is a significant opportunity for students aspiring to make a difference in the healthcare sector. With the support of this bursary, students can focus on their studies and develop the skills necessary to become proficient healthcare professionals.

This initiative not only supports individual educational aspirations but also contributes to addressing the broader shortage of healthcare professionals in South Africa and beyond.