scholarship

3 ENTRIES FOUND:

schol·ar·ship

noun \-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

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