2022 HDR Scholarship – Portable green hydrogen solutions for households- RACE for 2030 CRC scholarship

Description/Applicant information

Households are taking control of their energy supply through solar PV systems and increasingly, battery storage and EVs. This Industry PhD project will investigate the role of green hydrogen in the home to supplement these systems and how it can be applied in the Western Australian context. The research questions for this project will investigate the technical, regulatory and social aspects of deploying this energy source in households, in a small scale and possibly portable manner.

The Industry PhD project is undertaken in collaboration with Starling Energy, the industry partner.Student type

  • Future Students


  • Faculty of Humanities

Course type

  • Higher Degree by Research


  • Australian Citizen
  • Australian Permanent Resident
  • New Zealand Citizen
  • Permanent Humanitarian Visa
  • International Student

Scholarship base

  • Merit Based


RACE for 2030 will provide a living stipend scholarship for three years of $38,000 per annum (tax exempt). An international fee waiver may be provided by Curtin for a suitable candidate. RACE for 2030 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.

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