Definition of scholarship in English:

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Pronunciation: /ˈskɒləʃɪp/


1 [mass noun] Academic study or achievement; learning at a high level: the intellectual dishonesty has nothing to do with lack of scholarship
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  • By the time they reach adulthood, many achieve high levels of Islamic scholarship.
  • He is appalled at the level of scholarship in the theatre in this country.
  • He proved to be the correct scholar to direct her to the next level in her scholarship.
learning, book learning, knowledge, erudition, education, letters, culture, academic study, academic achievement, intellectual attainment;
wisdom, lore
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.
grant, award, endowment, payment;
British  bursary, bursarship, exhibition

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