Definition of bursarship in English:

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Pronunciation: /ˈbəːsəʃɪp/

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A grant or payment made to support a student’s education.
Example sentences
  • Sharrock's father settled on him the rent of a small property in Northampton, to augment his fellowship, as he had given up a bursarship and tutorships in change for study.
  • Faber's minor prose works were Elnovia, a light-hearted and eventually rather dated fantasy, and an account of the history of the All Souls bursarships, printed privately.
  • No pupil can obtain a bursarship or half bursarship.

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