• 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

  • 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...

  • Vacation scholarships

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

  • Andrew Carnegie

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

  • Undergraduate Seminar

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

  • PhD Scholars Gathering

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

  • Bursaries

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

Closing dates

15th September 2017, 5pm

Research Incentive Grants 

1st December 2017, 5pm

Undergraduate Tuition Fee Grants

28th February 2018, 5pm

Carnegie Caledonian PhD Scholarships

Latest News

  • Welcome to Prof Claire Kramsch, Carnegie Centenary Professor 2017 28 Mar

    The Trust is delighted to welcome Carnegie Centenary Professor, Claire Kramsch (UC Berkeley) on her arrival in Scotland. Professor Kramsch will be based at the University of Stirling for four months during which she will contribute to the development of research methodology for languages research and support academics in Education and Modern Languages in developing knowledge and understanding of social cultural theory.

  • Final Carnegie Centenary Professorships Awarded 03 Mar

    The Trust has made two awards from the 2016 round of nominations under the Carnegie Centenary Professorships scheme. The successful nominees are Professor Leo Hollberg and Professor David B Dunson.

  • Vacation Scholarships News 09 Feb

    Submissions for the 2017 round of Undergraduate Vacation Scholarships are now open and the Trust wishes to invite applications from penultimate year students to apply with independent research projects

  • Changes to Carnegie Research Grant Schemes 07 Feb

    The Carnegie Trust for the Universities of Scotland is in the process of reviewing its grant portfolio as part of a general strategic planning exercise. As a result, a number of changes are being introduced to the Trust's funding schemes for research. Download the full announcement.

Funding schemes