noun (plural bursaries)British
- 1A grant, especially one awarded to someone to enable them to study at university or college.More example sentences
- 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.
- 2The room of a bursar in a college or school.More example sentences
- Please collect a form from the Finance Bursar's Secretary, Lynne Rudman, Room 11 in the Bursary.
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- 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.
More definitions of bursaryDefinition of bursary in:
- The US English dictionary