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UK [ˈskɒlə(r)ʃɪp] / US [ˈskɑlərˌʃɪp] noun
Word forms "scholarship":
singular scholarship plural scholarships
1) [countable] an amount of money that an organization gives to someone so that they can study at a particular school or university
award someone a scholarship:

Sophie was awarded a scholarship to attend Boston University.

win/gain/receive a scholarship:

She won a scholarship to Oxford.

2) [uncountable] serious formal study, and the knowledge that you get from it

The universities have a tradition of specialized scholarship.

English dictionary. 2014.

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  • Scholarship — Schol ar*ship, n. 1. The character and qualities of a scholar; attainments in science or literature; erudition; learning. [1913 Webster] A man of my master s . . . great scholarship. Pope. [1913 Webster] 2. Literary education. [R.] [1913 Webster] …   The Collaborative International Dictionary of English

  • scholarship — [n1] knowledge ability, awareness, cognition, comprehension, discernment, education, erudition, expertise, grasp, insight, instruction, intelligence, know how*, learnedness, learning, lore, philosophy, schooling, wisdom; concepts 274,409,529… …   New thesaurus

  • scholarship — index education, knowledge (learning) Burton s Legal Thesaurus. William C. Burton. 2006 …   Law dictionary

  • scholarship — (n.) 1530s, from SCHOLAR (Cf. scholar) + SHIP (Cf. ship) …   Etymology dictionary

  • scholarship — learning, erudition, *knowledge, science, information, lore …   New Dictionary of Synonyms

  • scholarship — ► NOUN 1) academic achievement; learning of a high level. 2) a grant made to support a student s education, awarded on the basis of achievement …   English terms dictionary

  • scholarship — [skäl′ər ship΄] n. 1. the quality of knowledge and learning shown by a student; standard of academic work 2. a) the systematized knowledge of a learned person, exhibiting accuracy, critical ability, and thoroughness; erudition b) the knowledge… …   English World dictionary

  • scholarship — n. systematized knowledge, research 1) to foster, promote scholarship 2) productive; scientific; solid, sound, thorough scholarship aid to a student, researcher, writer 3) to establish, found a scholarship 4) to award, grant a scholarship 5) to… …   Combinatory dictionary

  • Scholarship — This article is about scholarship as a form of financial aid. For the practice and method of scholars, see scholarly method. For the international education program, see The Scholar Ship. A scholarship is an award of financial aid for a student… …   Wikipedia

  • scholarship — noun ADJECTIVE ▪ college (esp. AmE) ▪ student (AmE) ▪ academic (AmE), athletic (AmE), sports ▪ basketball …   Collocations dictionary

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