Gauteng College of Nursing Bursary 2023 – 2024

Gauteng College of Nursing Bursary 2023 – 2024


The Gauteng College of Nursing (GCON) is the single government-operated nursing college and umbrella organisation for nursing colleges such as Chris Hani Baragwanath, Bonalesedi, Rahima Moosa, Ann Latsky, SG Lourens and Garankuwa, in Gauteng.

The various provincial nursing colleges in Gauteng will be regarded as campuses under GCoN administration, following the signing of the statute by the Gauteng Health Department.


The Gauteng College of Nursing Bursary will be awarded for Nursing (Diploma) studies at one of the following College campuses:

  • Ann Latsky Nursing Campus
  • Bonalesedi Nursing Campus
  • Chris Hani Baragwanath Nursing Campus
  • SG Lourens Nursing Campus



Successful candidates will be required to take part in Work Integrated Learning (WIL), including shifts and working on public holidays, weekends and nights in Gauteng Department of Health hospitals and clinics.

Shortlisted applicants will be contacted – should you not receive any feedback 3 months after the closing date, please regard your application as unsuccessful.


Applicants must satisfy the following minimum entry criteria before applying (please note that failure to satisfy all the requirements will lead to your application not being considered):

  • South African citizen
  • Reside in the Gauteng Province
  • In possession of a Senior Certificate/ National Senior Certificate OR currently in Grade 12/ studying towards a National Vocational Certificate Primary Health
  • Studying or intend on studying towards a Nursing (Diploma) qualification
  • Studying or intend on studying at one of the following institutes: Ann Latsky Nursing Campus/ Bonalesedi Nursing Campus/ Chris Hani Baragwanath Nursing Campus/ SG Lourens Nursing Campus
  • Current Matric students: must meet the National Senior Certificate requirements with their Grade 11 final results
  • Students who have completed a Senior Certificate: must have achieved the following minimum results (“D” symbol for English HG OR “C” symbol for English SG C), (“D” symbol for Biology HG OR “C” symbol for Biology SG), (“D” symbol for Mathematics HG OR “C” symbol for Mathematics SG C) (M score of 17)
  • Students who have completed a National Senior Certificate: must have achieved the following minimum results (level 4 for English), (level 4 for Life Sciences), (level 4 for Mathematics OR level 5 for Mathematics Literacy) (APS of minimum 27: Life Orientation counts half the score)
  • Students who have completed a National Vocational Certificate: must have achieved the following minimum results (50% for Fundamental Subjects including English First Additional Language; Mathematics OR Mathematics Literacy | Life Orientation) (60% for Vocational Subjects including SA Health Care System; Public Health; The Human Body and Mind and Community Oriented Primary Care)
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Must also possess the following skills/ attributes:

  • Compassionate
  • Caring
  • Calm during a crisis
  • Patient
  • Honest
  • Empathetic (able to relate to people)
  • Flexible
  • Organisational ability
  • Leadership ability
  • Communication, numeracy and life skills
  • Problem-solving ability
  • Computer literacy
  • Study skills



Applications must be done online at

Please follow these instructions to submit your application
1) Register an account here:
Fill in all the required details, and do not leave any information out
2) Login here
Login using your ID Number and Password
3) Click on the “Update Resume” section to fill in all your information (including personal details, school and training background, work history and references)
4) When you have filled in all your information, click on the “Training Programme” section to apply
5) Now click “Apply” and you should see your profile details displayed on the screen
6) Select the centre and add in all 4 centres in order of preference (starting with your most preferred choice first)
7) Once you are sure that all the information you have submitted is correct, click “Submit”
*Important: please make a note of your Reference Number after submitting your application
You may be required to submit clear copies of the following supporting documentation (the submission of these documents is compulsory – if any items are missing, your application be disregarded):

  • ID document (certified copy)
  • Latest academic record (certified copy)
  • Proof of registration/ acceptance to study towards a Nursing (Diploma) at one of the above-mentioned institutes
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7 August 2020.
(Applications submitted after this date will not be accepted – please apply before the closing date to ensure your application is considered.)


For any queries related to this bursary programme, please contact the Gauteng College of Nursing campus directly:
Ann Latsky Nursing College, Tel: 011 644 8900
Bonalesedi Nursing College, Tel: 073 852 9632
Chris Hani Baragwanath Nursing College, Tel: 011 933 0967
SG Lourens Nursing College, Tel: 012 319 5600