Nursing Training Bursary: Nelson Mandela Children’s Fund

The Nelson Mandela Children’s Fund for 2020 / 2021 has been announced, and Nursing Training Bursary 2020-21 has been opened. If you are looking for the Nurse Training Courses, then you have come to the right place, as the Nurse Training Bursaries 2020 are available at Nelson Mandela Children’s Hospital in Parktwon, South Africa. The Nelson Mandela Nursing Training Programme 2020 will boost your experience level in short span of time, and you will get more better Nursing Vacancies or Nursing Jobs in near future.

Nursing Careers usually remain available / vacant in South Africa, and you may also avail the Nursing Jobs after availing the Nursing Training Bursaries 2020 / 2021. The Nelson Mandela Children’s Fund Vacancies are usually searched by a lot of students, so now the Bursary Programme 2020-2021 has been started, and you should get the full advantage of the Bursary Scheme. The Bursary Application Form should be submitted by the interested candidates at the first convenient to avail the Available Bursaries. The Nelson Mandela Children’s Fund Bursary Programme 2020 will manage your educational expenses, and you will be able to study with more ease and reliability. The interested candidates should have a look on the details as appended below, before forwarding their bursary fund application form to the concerned department.

Nursing Bursaries for 2020 at Nelson Mandela Children’s Hospital in South Africa

In 1995, Nelson Mandela founded the Nelson Mandela Children’s Fund to help pay for the treatment of children in South Africa. Over a decade later (in 2009), the Nelson Mandela Children’s Hospital Trust (NMCHT) is founded, with the aim of building a top-notch care facility for children. In 2014, the construction of the hospital began and 2016 marks the year of the opening of the hospital. The Nelson Mandela Children’s Hospital, based in Parktown, will once completed become one of the biggest children’s hospitals in the Southern hemisphere.The NMCH, with funding from the National Skills Fund (NSF), have implemented the bursary programme as a way to train specialist pediatric nurses.

About the bursary

The NMCH bursary programme is intended for undergraduate short courses and postgraduate nurse training diplomas, at a recognised South African University. Postgraduate nursing students who intend on specialising in paediatric nursing are welcome to apply.

Undergraduate students will only be covered from their 2nd year of study onwards (applicants must have completed their 1st year). Students will also be required to work at the Johannesburg branch of the Nelson Mandela Children’s Hospital, for the equal duration of the bursary awarded.

The Nelson Mandela Children’s Fund Bursaries 2017/2018 will be awarded to students within the following fields:

  • Child Nursing
  • Intensive Care Nursing
  • Neonatal Nursing
  • Nephrology Nursing
  • Oncology Nursing
  • Operating Theatre Nursing


Applicants must satisfy the following minimum entry criteria before applying:

  • South African citizen,
  • Have a Matric certificate (National Senior Certificate),
  • Have a Degree/ Diploma in Nursing Science (recognised tertiary institution),
  • Registered with the SANC (South African Nursing Council),
  • Have a minimum of 1 years working experience in the field you wish to specialise in
  • Completed Community Service year.

How to Apply for Nelson Mandela Children’s Fund Vacancies / Bursary Programme 2020 / 2021

If you meet the minimum eligibility criteria as mentioned above, you should Click here to apply online for Nurse Bursary Programme 2020 / 2021 available at Nelson Mandela Children’s Hospital. The Nurse Training Jobs 2020 are also available at various hospitals, and you may also avail these vacancies after having good experience in the field of Nursing.

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  1. Mirriam Mthiyane

    Hi my name is mirriam I am a staff nurse and would like to do bridging my phone is 0719341440 if there is a bursary to help me available rhanks

  2. Good day, I am currently doing my Grade 12 and i know i will past as i am a great achiever, My passion is to do nursing with babies. i love children and wants to make a difference in there lives. My father works and my mother is at home we just have enough to live from. I beg of you the grant me the opportunity to further my dream and make a difference in small little lives.
    Thank you and God bless

  3. thandeka ndwandwe

    I’m Thandeka ndwandwe i m enrolled nurse with no working experience i would like to get more information about the nursing training course how to apply I wish to further my nursing studies and get experience I love helping people

  4. good day im Raymond I don’t have matric but working as a counselor in the clinic. my dream is to doing nursing as I love to work with there maybe something that I can do to become a staff nurse. i will love to do the one year/or the two years course and work as an staff nurse.

  5. Hi my name is Mannini Mokoaqa. I didn’t passed matric and also completed health care at ABA college in bloemfontein. I love to be nurse but I ‘ve got no money help me please

  6. Nonhlanhla p sithole

    hi my name is priscilla nonhlanhla sithole .id like to be part of yr students but i don’t have the national senior certificate but a subjects senior certificate. can i apply to yr college. .i can bridge my subjects pls.

  7. Hi im Lindiwe Ngwenya from Volksrust Mpumalanga i finished my Matric in 2007 i want to study nursing it was my dream since i was in primary school i tried applying for a nursing bursary in various nursing school they never replied back to me since i finished my matric im staying with my brother no parents i would be very happy if i can get a bursary from u thank you

  8. I my name is anesha I’m in matric my mom’s currently not working I always had a goal to become a nurse but there aren’t funds I want to make the best out of my life

    • Hello my name is mentor, I have grade 12 and also completed Ancillary health care . so I need a bursary to complete my study in nursing .please your help will be a pleasure.

    • Hellow my name is mentor, I have grade 12 and also completed Ancillary health care . so I need a bursary to complete my study in nursing I have a financial problem .please your help will be a pleasure.

  9. Sibulelo Mahashana

    Dear sir/Madam
    My name is Sibulelo Mahashana from Eastern Cape, I am currently doing grade twelve and I am doing well.

    I am Asking for help I want to continue to my studies to study nursing. l have financial problems because both my parents was passed away in few years ago, now I am in a disadvantage family therefore it could be a blessing for me to join the program and getting bursary.
    Thank You.

  10. Dear Sir/Madam

    My name is Lindokuhle Ellen Madonsela 19 years old, I am currently doing my matric and am doing well at school looking forward with my studies next year.

    I have a passion of being a Nurse can I apply for bursary as am a child from a disadvantage family, I was raised by a single parent (mother) and she is working as a domestic worker.
    could you please provide assistance. I promise that by helping me on with bursary you will not regret, I am a hard worker, self discipline, punctual and self respect.

    LE Madonsela

  11. Tholakele Shamase

    hi Sir or Madam . my name is Tholakele Shamase from KZN currently living in Johannesburg because of schooling and my mom is working there….I will so love to be a nurse since I was born and I once lived with a very sick person and I was taking care of her before I go to school I was preparing everything for her and after school am the one who looks after until my mom arrived at home then I can check my school work.So with Gods will she passed away. I am a student at Mpilo royal college doing community health Care I really don’t know that will I finish my course because am having some financial problem and am coming from a disadvantage family raised by a single parent which is my mother ….. One day I wish I could health a person who’s sick to be look fresh and healthy ….it could be a blessing for me to join the program and getting the bursary ….thank you.

  12. Hi sir I’m Teneza Rigala from Cape town ,I’m a staff nurse,I’m newly qualified, I wish I can study feather but I’ve got no money help me please so that I can fulfill my dream

  13. Vezokuhle Langelihle Mchunu

    Please help us with the busariy I complete grade 12 on 2009 my biological mother there is no work I got a lesion only. Now I want to go school my mother support the child I recover only R1000 a month

  14. Modiegi ILona Mogale

    Greeting to u sir/mam,
    my name is modiegi Ilona mogale ï have a diploma in palliative care and will love to go further with my nursing career, please help me find a bursary nursing Thank u.

  15. I know that I was born for this without realise it please give me a chance to prove it to the world that I will make the best nurse in world..

  16. I have nothing only my matrix certificate..I HAVE been trying for these since 2009 I tried raising funds BUT I couldn’t an now I’m aging an no money to go to nursing schools please if u can give me a chance u will never regret it I am born for this

  17. I got grade 12 I need bursaries for nursing, accommodation must b available

  18. I. Got grade 12 I need bursary for nursing my contact number is 0768249002

  19. Hi I’m Mbali, I’m 26 years old.I I have vocational primary health care NQF L4. I’m interested to work or complete my studies.

  20. Hi my name is Simamkele Qolo. I am 27 years old i don’t have any nursing course but i would love to be given a chance to learn i have completed my matric in 2010 i love children

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