Fees and Funding

  • There is a UCT portal for postgrad queries, available at
  • For information about fees a please consult the Faculty of Engineering and Built Environment fees handbook, available on the Faculty website.
  • For information on funding, please see the Postgraduate Funding Office website at Please also note that there are energy-specific bursaries and scholarships available from the National Research Foundation, the South African National Energy Development Institute, and from Stellenbosch University (open to non-Stellenbosch students too). Please contact the PG Funding Office about NRF funding, and see the websites of Stellenbosch and SANEDI for funding options from them. NRF energy bursary applications close in mid-August, so it is important to apply even before you have been accepted at ERC.

Please note that the ERC has VERY limited funding available for students.