Definition of scholarship
- drawing on the scholarship of the ancients
She got a scholarship to Yale University.
The organization is offering five $5,000 scholarships.
The essay is a work of serious scholarship.
The book is about his life and scholarship.
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: 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
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