• Bursaries

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

  • 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...

  • Andrew Carnegie

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

  • 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

31st October 2017, 5pm

Research Incentive Grants 

30th November 2017, 5pm

Undergraduate Tuition Fee Grants

28th February 2018, 5pm

Carnegie Caledonian PhD Scholarships

Latest News

  • Join our team: Vacancy for an experienced Administrator 19 Oct

    A new appointment across the Carnegie Trust for the Universities of Scotland and the Carnegie Dunfermline and Hero Fund Trusts, the Administrator will be responsible for the general administration of the Trusts’ offices and a wide ranging support service for meetings and events, publications and communications, social media and website. This is an ideal role for someone with a background in administration who is seeking to demonstrate excellent organisational and communication skills in a challenging and varied post. 

  • New Online Grant Application System Now Open 03 Oct

    The first phase of the Trust's new online grant application system is now live. Applicants for the Research Incentive Grants are invited to complete their application through the new system by the closing date of 31st of October 2017, 5pm. 

  • Carnegie Researchers at the Festival of Politics 26 Sep

    Dr Catriona MacDonald (University of Glasgow), Professor Kirstie Blair (University of Strathclyde), Professor Gerard Carruthers (University of Glasgow) and Dr Michael Shaw were awarded a Collaborative Research Grant in the 2014-15 round for the research project "The People’s Voice: Scottish political poetry, song, and the franchise, 1832-1918". As part of the Festival of Politics at the Scottish Parliament running from the 19th -21st of October the researchers are hosting a debate called The People's Voice on Friday the 20th at 3pm.

  • 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.

Funding schemes