• Andrew Carnegie

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

  • 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

  • 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...

  • 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 ...

  • 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...

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

  • 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.

  • Annual Trustees' Report 2015-16 05 Jun

    The Carnegie Trust's latest Annual Trustees' Report for 2015-16 is now available to read online. The report provides details of the Trust's grant making activities, totalling £2,452,807 for the financial year ending 30th September 2016. It also highlights individual projects supported through the Trust's research funding schemes and includes interviews with undergraduate and postgraduate students.

  • 79 Vacation Scholarships awarded for summer 2017 31 May

    The Carnegie Trust has awarded 79 grants to undergraduates in the Scottish universities under its highly sought after Undergraduate Vacation Scholarship scheme. Students at all of the fifteen Scottish universities will be conducting individual research projects during the summer months.

Funding schemes