Applications Open 1 March 2021 and Applications Close on 15 September 2021.

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  • The academic sponsorship will offer the successful applicant the opportunity to complete his or her studies towards a specified course which is accredited by the Health Professions Council of South Africa (HPCSA).
  • The value of the sponsorship is informed by the needs of the awardee.




  • Applicants must be South African citizens or permanent residents.
  • Applicants must be registered with the HPCSA.
  • An applicant must have been interviewed and offered a numbered training post in a training institution recognised for specialist or sub-specialist training.
  • Recipients will be expected to comply with all the requirements for the specialist and/or sub-specialist qualification(s).
  • Institutions are required to internally coordinate the applications they put forward.
  • Applicants and or institutions must complete the relevant application form online.
  • Shortlisted applicants must be available for interviews.
  • Sponsorships are made at the sole discretion of Mediclinic’s selection committee.




  • An official letter of request from the applicant as motivation
  • Curriculum vitae of applicant
  • HPCSA-registration proof
  • A letter of support from the associated university. The letter should address the following questions: Is this an unfunded or self-funded post? Is a training number available for the specified post? Does the applicant qualify? Is the applicant recommended for the proposed course?




  • Can only apply for an existing HPCSA-accredited specialist or sub-specialist course or programme
  • The sponsorship amount will be paid, as negotiated, directly to the hosting university
  • The funds will be awarded over the approved sponsorship period and will contribute towards the studies of the selected applicant
  • Successful applicants are required to report on their progress once a year
  • The host institution and bursary recipient will be required to enter into, and all applications to be done via the electronic application platform. The bursary applications open on a specified date and will close on a specified date.