Carnegie PhD Scholarships

Academic year
Amount up to £3,000
St Andrews, Scotland

Overview

The prestigious Carnegie PhD Scholarship scheme supports a limited number of graduates, with first class Honours undergraduate degrees from a Scottish university, who wish to pursue three years of postgraduate research leading to a PhD at a university in Scotland. There is no restriction on the subject or field.

This year, the Trust is also offering the Henry Dryerre PhD Scholarship to support PhD study in any area of human or animal physiology.

Geographical criteria

No restrictions

Domicile for fee status

No restrictions

Level of study

Postgraduate Research

Year of entry

Entrants in 2018

Subjects

No restrictions

Schools

No restrictions

Additional criteria

A First-Class Honours degree from a Scottish university is a pre-requisite for consideration for Scholarships. Alongside existing graduates, final year undergraduate students expecting to achieve a First-Class Honours degree are also eligible for nomination. Please note that a postgraduate degree, regardless of result, cannot be counted as equivalent standard.

A student can only be nominated by one university and multiple nominations for the same student are not permissible.

Duration of award

Scholarships are normally awarded for 36 months (3 years) for full-time study and up to 72 months (6 years) for part-time study.

Value of award (per year)

Tuition fees at standard RCUK Home fee rate and stipend of £16,200 per annum (2017-2018 rate), plus up to £3,000 research-related expenses during the tenure of the award (subject to conditions).

Deadline for submitting nomination form (if nominated): Friday 19 February 2018

Deadline

Application will close on 19 February 2018

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