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

The Carnegie PhD Scholarship funding package includes:

Stipend: currently £16,800 for the academic year 2020-2021, adjusted annually for inflation.

Tuition Fees: The Trust will cover tuition fees at the Research Councils UK (RCUK) Indicative Fee Level for the relevant academic year (universities are expected to waive any outstanding balance).

Research Allowance: £3,000 for the whole tenure.

More information is available here

 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
Closing date for applications in the 28th February 2020