to the Carnegie Trust for the Universities of Scotland
accordance with Andrew Carnegie's wishes, the Royal Charter
enables the Trust to support the 14 Universities of Scotland,
their staff and students. The various schemes of support are
described on this website under "Our
Schemes" and Downloads
of application forms and regulations are available.
Assistance may be provided to support entering undergraduates
to first degree courses who are not eligible for support through
the SAAS. A competitive Vacation Scholarship
scheme is operated to assist undergraduate students who
wish to undertake research in the summer vacation. Undergraduate
groups from Scottish universities can apply for support with
the postgraduate level, a prestige scheme of Scholarships
supports a limited number of graduates with first class honours
degrees who will pursue three years of postgraduate research
leading to a PhD.
of Staff and graduates of Scottish Universities are eligible
to apply for the Trusts Research Grant
Scheme which awards grants of up to £2,500 for personal
research, and support towards illustration and publication costs.
competitive Larger Grant Scheme (grants
up to £40,000) encourages applications for joint programmes
of collaborative research projects from staff within the Scottish
Scottish Universities are invited to compete for up to two Carnegie
Centenary Professorships per year to encourage World Class
scholars to spend a sabbatical period in Scotland.
the Principals of the Scottish Universities, the Trust allocates
Development Grants in support of projects aimed at the improvement
of facilities for students and research.
Full details of our awards and our activities are published each year in our Annual Reports and are available to view or download.
are advised to contact the Trust office
if they have any queries about their eligibility.