• 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

  • Undergraduate Seminar

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

  • 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...

  • 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...

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

  • New partnership to support academically talented asylum seekers 27 Apr

    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 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

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