• Bursaries

    Robin Haig directing Hula, a short film written for her MFA in Advanced Film Practice funded by a Carnegie Cameron Bursary...

  • Andrew Carnegie

    Founded by Andrew Carnegie in 1901, the Trust supports the staff and students of the Scottish universities ...

  • Nobel prize winners

    Max Born, one of the Nobel laureates whose research was supported by the Carnegie Trust. View our Gallery of Nobel prize winners to learn more...

  • PhD Scholars Gathering

    Carnegie-Caledonian PhD Scholarships fund the future research leaders of tomorrow...

  • Vacation scholarships

    Dana Druka, University of Aberdeen student collecting rice samples during Vacation Scholarship research in Kyrgyzstan...

  • Undergraduate Seminar

    Funding for tuition fees is available to undergraduates through our Fee Assistance scheme ...

  • Collaborative Research Grants

    Professor James Scobbie (QMU) demonstrating speech sound measurements to Shirley-Anne Somerville MSP & The Minister for Further Education, Higher Education and Science. Funded by a Collaborative Research Grant

Closing dates

15th October 2017, 5pm

Research Incentive Grants 

30th November 2017, 5pm

Undergraduate Tuition Fee Grants

28th February 2018, 5pm

Carnegie Caledonian PhD Scholarships

Latest News

  • 40 Research Incentive Grants Awarded 01 Aug

    The Trust is delighted to announce the project titles and researchers awarded Research Incentive Grants for the  March 2017 round. A total of 113 applications were submitted this year and 40 projects were selected for funding.

  • Nineteen PhD Scholarships awarded for tenure from 2017-18 26 Jul

    The Trust is very pleased to announce the names and project titles of the students awarded PhD scholarships for tenure from 2017-18 onwards. This year the Trust was able to award 16 Carnegie PhD Scholarships, 2 Caledonian Scholarships and 1 Henry Dryerre Scholarship.

  • Join our team: Vacancy for a Grants Officer 19 Jul

    Following a restructure of its grant portfolio as part of an ongoing consolidation of its strategic direction, the Trust wishes to appoint a professional, highly motivated and organised individual to join us as a Grants Officer. This new role aims to administer the Trust’s portfolio of grants, manage the appointment of peer reviewers as well as actively contribute to the evaluation and monitoring of grant outcomes and to the development of impact case studies.

  • Nine Collaborative Research Grants awarded in final round 07 Jun

    The Trust is delighted to announce the project titles and teams of researchers awarded Collaborative Research Grants for the 2016-17 round. A total of 85 applications were submitted this year and 9 projects were selected for funding, with lead applicants from the universities of Abertay, Edinburgh, Glasgow, Strathclyde and West of Scotland collaborating with academics based in Scotland and beyond.

Funding schemes