football scholarship

Definition of football scholarship

:an amount of money that is given by a school to a student to help pay for the student's education in order for the student to play football for the school
  • attending college on a football scholarship

Word by Word Definitions

football play
  1. : any of several games played between two teams on a usually rectangular field having goalposts or goals at each end and whose object is to get the ball over a goal line, into a goal, or between goalposts by running, passing, or kicking: such as

  2. : soccer

  3. : rugby

scholarship play
  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


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