New partnership to support academically talented asylum seekers
The Trust is delighted to announce a new partnership with the University of Strathclyde to improve educational opportunities for talented asylum seekers who have attended secondary school in Scotland. As part of the partnership, the Carnegie Trust will contribute a tuition fee grant of up to £1,820 each to students in receipt of the Strathclyde’s Asylum Seeker Scholarship.
Welcome to Prof Claire Kramsch, Carnegie Centenary Professor 2017
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
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
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