Dictionary

scholarship

3 ENTRIES FOUND:

scholarship

noun schol·ar·ship \-ˌship\

: an amount of money that is given by a school, an organization, etc., to a student to help pay for the student's education

: serious formal study or research of a subject

Full Definition of SCHOLARSHIP

1
:  a grant-in-aid to a student (as by a college or foundation)
2
:  the character, qualities, activity, or attainments of a scholar :  learning
3
:  a fund of knowledge and learning <drawing on the scholarship of the ancients>

Examples of SCHOLARSHIP

  1. She got a scholarship to Yale University.
  2. The organization is offering five $5,000 scholarships.
  3. The essay is a work of serious scholarship.
  4. The book is about his life and scholarship.

First Known Use of SCHOLARSHIP

circa 1536

Other Education Terms

baccalaureate, colloquium, corequisite, dissertation, monograph, pedant, practicum, survey course, thesis

Browse

Next Word in the Dictionary: Scholarship levelPrevious Word in the Dictionary: scholarlyAll Words Near: scholarship
February 26, 2015
captious Hear it
Tending to find fault and raise objections
Take a 3-minute break and test your skills!
How to use a word that (literally) drives some people nuts.
Test your vocab with our fun, fast game
Ailurophobia, and 9 other unusual fears