studentship

noun

stu·​dent·​ship ˈstü-dᵊnt-ˌship How to pronounce studentship (audio)
ˈstyü-,
-dənt-
1
British : a grant for university study
2
: the state of being a student

Example Sentences

Recent Examples on the Web His imprint within Penguin Random House UK, #MerkyBooks, is dedicated to publishing new fiction, non-fiction and poetry books and awards an annual studentship to two Black British students planning to attend the University of Cambridge. Hannah Dailey, Billboard, 22 July 2021 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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Word History

First Known Use

1772, in the meaning defined at sense 2

Time Traveler
The first known use of studentship was in 1772

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Cite this Entry

“Studentship.” Merriam-Webster.com Dictionary, Merriam-Webster, https://www.merriam-webster.com/dictionary/studentship. Accessed 28 Nov. 2022.

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