Medicine has a broad range of different fields to study into and each of these is unique in some way but all is about caring for people and their well-being. Some may require special skills to be learned while others are proven to be more functional. A bursary is a financial aid made available by a company to a deserving candidate for further study into a specific field.
Here are some of the most commonly found study fields if considering medicine as a career choice:
- General Practitioner
- Medicine Science
- Dental Science
- Emergency Care
- Clinical Associates
- Nutrition / Dietetics
- Audio & Speech Therapy
- Occupational Therapy
Students who would like to follow any of these fields of study will require the following in order to apply for a bursary concerning these fields of study in South Africa.
- Candidates must be a South African citizen with a valid ID Book / ID Card.
- Candidates must be able to prove the need for financial assistance.
- Candidates must be able to prove a willingness to learn as well as a passion for the field of study chosen by outstanding academic records with at least a C symbol in Matric.
- Candidates must be able to provide an approval letter of acceptance at an Institute of Higher Learning.
Not only will learners from these fields of study be able to find work at basically any hospital, clinic or emergency services within South Africa but international opportunities are also an option. Learners should be sure whether they are obligated to work back a set time for the bursary sponsor. All the required information is made available and can be found by having a look at the ‘Department Of Health’ bursary.
There is also the possibility of opening your own medical facility with the right qualification and assistance. The possibilities are limitless once your studies are successfully completed. For a future in any of these fields of study, students ought to be sure it is what they would like to do before applying.
Do you love helping people, do you care deeply for others and would you like to make a difference by saving lives?
If your answer is yes to all of these questions a medical field of study might be right for you!