The Health and Welfare Sector Education and Training Authority (HWSETA) is an organization that is responsible for the education and skills development of the health and social development sectors. This is in line with HWSETA’s mission to provide quality health and social services in world-class levels. HSWETA also aims to provide people with a better life and holds integrity, transparency, transformation and service excellence as core values.
HWSETA Postgraduate Bursaries
The HWSETA inviting applicants who are full time South African students continuing Postgraduate (Honours, Masters, Doctoral and Post-Doctoral) studies at South African universities to apply for the Postgraduate bursary scheme.
Any areas of study that falls within the Health and Social Development discipline will be considered, however, preference will be given to research proposals that are included in the following fields:
Disability – youth, child, elderly and mental health care
Infant Mortality – ethical and legal issues
Epidemiology and clinical leadership – possible control of diseases and other factors relating to health
Demography and population studies – births, deaths or the incidence of disease
Environmental health and Work safety
Primary Health Care
Information, Communications and Technology in the health division
Health Economics and Labour Market studies
Contemporary social development issues
Integration of African indigenous medicine into the mainstream and modern health care services
The HWSETA bursary will be granted according to the academic merit, research scope and relevance to the health sector, research publication potential and research potential innovation and impact.
HWSETA Bursary Requirements and Eligibility
South African citizenship
Full-time students pursuing Honours, Masters, Doctoral and Post-Doctoral studies at South African universities
Applicants who are studying or pursuing studies in the Health and Social Development areas
Honours students who wish to pursue studies that will lead to professional registration and licensing such
Applicants with disabilities are encouraged to apply