RMIT University invites applications for the PhD Scholarship in maximizing Renewable Energy for Water Corporations in Australia for the 2022/23 academic year.

This PhD project will explore the potential to achieve net zero emissions by investigating a series of demand management and renewable energy adoption scenarios.

PhD candidate skills and experience that will be advantageous include:

  • Demonstrated proficiency with at least one programming language, with knowledge of Python and Java being favourable
  • Having a Bachelor Honours degree/Masters degree in information technology or computer science or software engineering discipline with at least average distinction GPA and average 80% grades
  • Having experience of full-stack web/software development project. Experience of data science/AI project in the energy sector is equally a plus.

Worth of Award

  • RACE for 2030 will provide a living stipend scholarship for three years of $38,000 per annum (tax exempt).
  • It will also supply up to $3,000 per annum for expenses for the candidate, for items such as a computer, publishing fees, travel or conference costs.


Eligible applicants

  • should have a first-class Honours or Masters degree or equivalent in a related discipline, OR a combination of an upper second-class Honours degree or equivalent in a related discipline together with a minimum of five years equivalent full-time professional work experience in a relevant field.
  • must be eligible for enrollment in their chosen course at RMIT. It is recommended that students obtain relevant postgraduate information from the relevant university before pursuing a scholarship inquiry.
  • must be studying full-time.

How to Apply

Please apply by submitting your CV and relevant documents to Associate Professor Rebecca Yang via¬†[email protected]

Deadline: July 15, 2022 marks the close of the application window for the PhD Scholarship in maximizing Renewable Energy.


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