noun (plural bursaries)British
1A grant, especially one awarded to someone to enable them to study at university or college.
- And regardless of financial plight, many schools award bursaries or grants to the children of parents employed in the armed forces or clergy, or as teachers.
- Towards the end of this year, the Law Society of Namibia will again be looking for candidates to award bursaries for the study of law.
- Previously the bank only awarded bursaries for studies in banking and related fields, she said.
- Example sentences
- Before Bolton School, Mr Marsden held bursarial positions at two other state schools.
- The daily running of the College falls into two main divisions, bursarial and tutorial.
- David and Helen Belchamber offer to review the bursarial management of smaller schools at a price that they can afford.
Words that rhyme with bursaryanniversary, cursory, mercery, nursery
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