• 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 ...

  • 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...

  • 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

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Latest News

  • Merry Christmas and a Happy 2018! 21 Dec

    Our office will be closed from midday on 21st December until the 3rd January 2018. Emails and phone lines will not be monitored during this time. We wish all our grant recipients, reviewers, donors and supporters as well as all the members of the Carnegie community a merry Christmas and all the best for 2018!

  • Major Donation in support of Plant Research 20 Dec

    The Carnegie Trust for the Universities of Scotland is delighted to announce that it has received a major donation in the form of a legacy from Mr Keith Morgan – physicist and engineer – who died in August 2016. The gift, to a value of over £700,000, is directed at the establishment of a Research Scholarship in support of a student studying for a PhD in Botany at one of the Scottish universities.  

  • Join our team: Data and Contact Administrator - Internship 22 Nov

    Following the restructure of its grantmaking activities and the implementation of a new Customer Relationship Management system (CRM), the Carnegie Trust is opening up an opportunity for a Data and Contact Administrator to support the following areas: a) administration of the Trust’s contact database, b) recruitment of Research Assessors (who review grant applications) and c) development of an Alumni network. Reporting directly to the Trust’s Manager, the ideal candidate will have a good eye for detail, excellent online research skills, and highly accurate typing and keyboard skills. This is a varied role for a recent graduate with an interest in data and record management to support the peer review of research grant applications, alumni relations and marketing activities in the Grantmaking/Higher Education sector.

  • 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. 

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