studentship

noun
stu·​dent·​ship | \ˈstü-dᵊnt-ˌship, ˈstyü-, -dənt-\

Definition of studentship 

1 British : a grant for university study

2 : the state of being a student

First Known Use of studentship

1772, in the meaning defined at sense 2

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