Scholarships and Student Funding

Carnegie Vacation Scholarships

The Carnegie Trust offers scholarships to penultimate year undergraduates to undertake an independent research project in any academic field of study.

Scholarships are for students who would like to undertake a programme of independent research of direct benefit to their studies.


Undergraduate students who enrolled at a Scottish university, the Glasgow School of Art or the Royal Conservatoire of Scotland may apply (provided they meet the other eligibility criteria).

Allowed to live and work full time in UK during the period from May to August.

Approaching their final year of study: year 3 of a 4 year degree, or year 3 or 4 of a 5 year degree.

On track to achieve a 2:1 or higher in their final degree classification.

Making an application



Applications for the 2022-2023 academic session are no longer being accepted for this scholarship as the 31st of January 2022 deadline has now passed.

Please check back regularly for updates for the 23/24 academic session.


All applicants will be notified of the outcome in April 2022.