RACE for 2030 (RACE) aims to accelerate the transition to Reliable, Affordable, Clean Energy by 2030 through customer focused innovation. The Industry PhD Program is engaging industry and universities to train the future workforce through practical, demand driven research projects. Industry partners, in conjunction with our university partners, provide the industry PhD research agenda based on their societal knowledge of pressing needs and issues. RACE PhD candidates will have individual and collective passions that can be harnessed to create positive, impactful actions, outcomes, and change.
Each industry PhD project must have an industry partner and an associated Industry Reference Group (IRG) of several members to provide guidance on the PhD research and ensure the research addresses an industry issue, in addition to the support provided through the partner University.
RACE will fund 55 industry PhD candidates to be completed through to 2030 within the four RACE research programs, CLICK HERE to learn more. RACE will provide three years of funding with an expected completion within four years full time. The lead industry partner and host university will attribute $12,500/year each towards the PhD scholarship from their RACE contributions, with RACE contributing the remaining $13,000. Additionally, RACE will provide candidates with $3,000/year for three years for additional expenses.