The Carnegie PhD Scholarships fund postgraduate research leading to a PhD at an eligible institution in Scotland.

Candidates must have, or be on track to achieve, a first class Honours undergraduate degree from a Scottish institution of higher education.

The scheme is open to students of any nationality who meet the above criterion.

Key Facts

  • Career stage: Postgraduate research (PhD)
  • Host organisation: One of the 15 Scottish universities, Glasgow School of Art, Royal Conservatoire of Scotland
  • Funding awarded: Stipend for living expenses, UK home-rate tuition fees and research allowance
  • Duration of award (full time study): 36 months standard, 42 months in specific cases
  • Duration of award (part time study):72 months standard, 84 months n specific cases
  • Number of awards each year: 12-15 PhD Scholarships


Graduates of Scottish Universities only.

How To Apply

The Carnegie Trust for the Universities of Scotland,
Andrew Carnegie House,
Pittencrieff Street,
KY12 8AW

01383 724990

Carnegie Trust for the Universities of Scotland Campus

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