Carnegie Trust: Collaborative Research Grants Call for Proposals

Released: Thursday 16th October 2014

The Carnegie Trust for the Universities of Scotland invites applications for innovative research projects under its Collaborative Research Grants scheme. Proposed projects must:

-show active collaboration between at least two Scottish universities;

-develop new lines of study or advance significantly existing areas of expertise;

-be of excellent quality and likely to be of benefit to two or more of the universities of Scotland. For example, projects may contribute to the development of top quality international research in the eligible universities.

At least 8 grants of up to a maximum of £50,000 may be awarded in 2015 for projects to start after 1st June 2015.

The duration of the project should normally be from 1 to 2 years, but can be up to a maximum of three years.

The deadline for submitting proposals is 31st January 2015, 5PM. The online submission form will be available approximately 6 weeks before the deadline.

Proposals will be reviewed by a panel of independent experts, the Carnegie Research Assessors. Outcomes of the selection process will be notified to applicants by early May 2015.


More information and application forms are available on the Trust’s website at:


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