North West Dept. Of Health: Medicine Scholarship In Cuba 2018 – 2019

Location: North West
Closing Date: 30 April 2014

Applications are hereby invited from suitably qualified candidates to study medicine in Cuba.


Candidates must have passed Matric with minimum medical university entry requirements such as:

  • Physical Science = 4;
  • Maths = 4;
  • Biology/Life Sciences = 4;
  • English = 4
  • Only candidates with endorsement for a degree/diploma will be considered
  • Candidates must be under 25 years of age before 31 December in the year of recruitment
  • Candidates must be physically and medically fit
  • Applicants must be South African citizens and resident in the North West Province
  • Applicants must have a valid passport or must have applied for one at the time of application; proof of application must be attached
  • Successful candidates will be required to sign a contract with the Department before departure
  • Applicants must note that the Medical Training in Cuba is preceded by a 12-month of Spanish Tuition Course
  • Successful candidates must be committed to undertaking orientation to South African conditions upon their return, before deployment in the Province
  • Successful candidates must be committed to working in the most underserved areas of the Province upon completion of their studies, or being placed anywhere in the Province
  • It is the Department’s prerogative to place students and it has the final say in the posting
  • Students already studying or have obtained a tertiary qualification will not be considered
  • Students with criminal records will not be accepted.

How To Apply

All applications must be directed for the attention of Ms Mirriam Kgori:

  • Can be hand delivered at the Department of Health, Office No 127, Tirelo Building or
  • Posted to:  Private Bag X2068, Mmabatho 2735.

Application forms are obtainable from any Sub-district Office of the Health Department or from the Provincial Office (Mmabatho), Office No 127, HRD Unit, First Floor, Tirelo Building.

Enquiries: Ms L Rapholo

Tel: (018) 387-1808/1799