• Carnegie PhD Scholarships

    The prestigious Carnegie PhD Scholarships support up to sixteen new postgraduate students each year.

  • Legacies

    Generous legacies and donations from former grant recipients and supporters help us continue Andrew Carnegie's legacy.

  • Undergraduate Tuition Fees

    Undergraduate Tuition Fee Grants support students who do not receive government funding towards the costs of their tuition fees following withdrawal from a previous course of study, academic repeats or because of their residence status.

  • Archive of Grantholders

    Author Nan Shepherd, like many other Scots, received funding from the Carnegie Trust to attend university.

  • Vacation Scholarships

    The Vacation Scholarship Scheme is for Scottish Undergraduate students who would like to devote some portion of the long vacation to undertake a programme of independent research of direct benefit to their academic work.

  • Research Incentive Grants

    Research Incentive Grants enable Early Career Researcher to establish new lines of enquiry...

  • Andrew Carnegie

    The Carnegie Trust for the Universities of Scotland was created by Andrew Carnegie on 7 June 1901.

Closing dates

15 Sep 2018 Research Incentive Grants 

Open 1 Jun - 30 Nov 2018 Undergraduate Tuition Fees

Latest News

  • 59 new Research Incentive Grants awarded 05 Jul

    Following the March 2018 deadline and a thorough peer review process, the Trust is pleased to be able to support a total of 59 new projects led by Early Career Researchers in the Scottish universities. The successful projects, covering a wide range of academic disciplines, received funding totalling £495,627 with an average grant value of £8,400.

  • Legacies from former Carnegie grant recipients support a new generation of undergraduates 14 Jun

    In recent weeks, the Trust has received two generous legacies from former students who were funded by the Trust during their studies. The donations will enable the Trust to continue providing living costs bursaries to the recipients of the Carnegie Undergraduate Tuition Fee Grants.

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  • Application portal open for Undergraduate Tuition Fee Grants 2018-19 31 May

    Undergraduate Tuition Fee Grants support students who do not receive public funding towards their tuition due to previous study, academic repeats or residency issues. The Trust is now accepting applications for academic year 2018-19 from eligible students studying for an undergraduate degree in Scotland.

Funding schemes