Definition of scholarship in English:

scholarship

Line breaks: schol¦ar|ship
Pronunciation: /ˈskɒləʃɪp
 
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noun

  • 2A grant or payment made to support a student’s education, awarded on the basis of academic or other achievement: Tim held a Humboldt scholarship he went on a state-sponsored scholarship to study engineering
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    • The money will be used to support scholarships and education grants through the Foundation.
    • The winners receive cash awards and scholarships to continue their education at college or art school.
    • New staff have been hired and more money is available for student loans, scholarships and bursaries.
    Synonyms
    grant, award, endowment, payment; fellowship; British bursary, bursarship, exhibition

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