The Gauteng Department of Health is currently offering scholarships to students studying medicine, who would like to expand their studies in Cuba. The duration of this course is a total of 8 years - one year learning Spanish and other fundamentals, five years of studying medicine, and two years at a South African university to complete a degree in medicine. The requirements are the following: - candidates must have passed Matric with a minimal medical university entry - 8 requirements of level 4 in Physical Sciences, Math, Life Sciences and English. - must be a South African citizen The Department will fund a limited number of successful applicants but the opportunity is also available to those whose parents are in the position to pay tuition fees in Cuba. APPLICATIONS CLOSE: 20 MARCH 2015 REGRET TO INFORM: this scholarship does not apply to those students who are in their third year of studying or to those who have already completed their tertiary degree. For further details on the application process, please follow the link below: