• 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.

  • Research Incentive Grants

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

  • Carnegie PhD Scholarships

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

  • 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.

  • Andrew Carnegie

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

  • Archive of Grantholders

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

  • Legacies

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

Closing dates

Open 1 Jun - 30 Nov 2018 Undergraduate Tuition Fees

28 February 2019 PhD Scholarships

13 March 2019 Research Incentive Grants

1 April 2019 Vacation Scholarships

Latest News

  • Carnegie PhD Scholar awarded Robertson Medal, 2018-19 09 Jan

    On Tuesday 8th January 2019, Ross Paterson, PhD Scholar in Mathematics and Statistics at the University of Glasgow received the Robertson Medal in Science, Engineering & Technologies for academic year 2018-19 The silver medal is awarded each year to the Scholarship candidate judged to be the most outstanding for that year' competition. The medal was introduced in 2003 to mark the contribution of the retiring Chairman of the Trust, Sir Lewis Robertson, who served the Trust for over 40 years.

  • Office Christmas Closure 20 Dec

    Our office will be closed from Friday 21st December 2018 until Monday 7th January 2019 for the festive break. We wish everyone a Merry Christmas and a Happy New Year!

  • Carnegie PhD Scholar awarded Robertson Medal, 2018-19 20 Dec

    On Monday 17th December 2018, James Puchowski, PhD Scholar in Linguistics at the University of Edinburgh received the Robertson Medal in Arts, Humanities and Social Sciences for academic year 2018-19

  • Become a Trustee of the Carnegie Trust 04 Dec

    We are currently recruiting new Trustees to oversee the continuing operation and development of the Trust. To help us advance our strategy and vision, we are looking for Trustees with an interest in Higher Education and Research and with a range of relevant expertise and experience. We also seek individuals with leadership experience who are representative of the diversity of the wider community and potential beneficiaries of the Trust.