2024 RBH Bursary Programme

Royal Bafokeng Holdings (RBH) invites eligible students to apply for academic tertiary funding at accredited public institutions of higher learning through its RBH Bursary Fund for the 2024 academic year.

Eligibility Requirements

Applicants must meet the following minimum entry requirements:

  • Be a South African Citizen
  • Be an unemployed youth (35 years and younger)
  • Have completed matric
  • Should be studying or have applied to study at a recognised registered South African University or University of Technology
  • Be studying or have applied to study for full-time studies towards a qualification in one of the fields listed below:
    • Accounting Sciences (CA – Chartered Accountant stream)
    • Investment Management
    • Postgraduate Diploma in Accounting (CTA)
    • BCTA (Bridging Certificate in the Theory of Accounting)
    • Honours within these fields for qualification criteria
  • Must be enrolled in first, second or third year of study
  • Postgraduate studies (Honours) will also be considered
  • Must meet the minimum entry requirements for the chosen qualification
  • Must have achieved a minimum average of 65%, from second year level
  • Must not have any other bursaries granted to them, including NSFAS
  • Eligibility Requirements


How to apply for the bursary programme

Applicants who meet the entry requirements should click on the link below to complete the application form.


You will be required to upload clear certified copies of the following compulsory documents:

  • ID document (Not older than 3 months)
  • Proof of residence (Not older than 3 months)
  • Matric certificate
  • Brief CV & Motivation letter
  • Proof of registration and acceptance at an accredited public South African University or University of Technology
  • Certificates of any completed qualifications, if applicable
  • Academic transcript and/or full academic record
  • Latest tuition fee statement of study
  • Last year’s tuition statement if you are in your second year of study


Candidates who are shortlisted will be contacted directly and those who do not get contacted should consider their application unsuccessful. Upon award of the bursary, parents’/guardians’ ID document will be required.

Closing date: 10 November 2023 at 23H59

Please submit your application on or before this date. The portal will not accept applications after the closing date.

About Royal Bafokeng Holdings

RBH is an African community-owned investment holding company whose sole shareholder is the Royal Bafokeng Nation Development Trust (RBNDT). RBH, together with the RBNDT have been entrusted with the unique responsibility of preserving and growing the financial capital of the Royal Bafokeng Nation (RBN), a progressive traditional community of 29 villages situated in the Rustenburg valley. RBH’s mandate is to protect and grow the wealth of the RBN and provide reliable and predictable inter-generational income. In this way the company contributes to the current developmental needs of the Bafokeng people while preserving wealth for future generations

For bursary related enquiries:

Please email the recruiting officer at rbh@tshikululu.org.za

Reference: Enquiry about 2024 RBH bursary programme