stu·​dent·​ship | \ ˈstü-dᵊnt-ˌship How to pronounce studentship (audio) , ˈstyü-, -dənt- \

Definition of studentship

1 British : a grant for university study
2 : the state of being a student

Examples of studentship in a Sentence

Recent Examples on the Web Like most American yoga teacher trainings, my yoga teacher training center had a predominantly White teaching staff and studentship. Jessamyn Stanley, Glamour, 26 Jan. 2021 In a gesture of extraordinary generosity last year, when awarded a Special Breakthrough Prize in Fundamental Physics, Bell Burnell donated the entire three million dollars to studentships for women and other groups underrepresented in physics. Angela Saini, National Geographic, 15 Oct. 2019

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First Known Use of studentship

1772, in the meaning defined at sense 2

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“Studentship.” Dictionary, Merriam-Webster, Accessed 27 Jul. 2021.

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