- a periodic payment, especially a scholarship or fellowship allowance granted to a student.
- fixed or regular pay; salary.
Origin of stipend
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Examples from the Web for stipend
The Organization now hides him and provides him with a stipend for his work.An Iraqi Group Helping Women and Gays Is Receiving Death Threats
July 22, 2014
The Saudi Arabian government paid for her tuition in addition to a $1,800 stipend for personal expenses.Saudi Beauty Says She Robbed Banks for Her Mafia Lover
May 10, 2014
People living off base are given a stipend to cover their housing costs.The U.S. Military Is a Socialist Paradise
April 21, 2014
My aunt Sadie, God bless her, gave us some kind of a stipend that kept us alive.Mel Brooks Is Always Funny and Often Wise in This 1975 Playboy Interview
February 16, 2014
At 19, I had a $100 stipend (it may have been a lot less than that, it fact) from which I lived.Justin Bieber's Spiritual Crisis
January 26, 2014
Oh, but for that a stipend of three hundred ducats is too little.
Does this mean that you are come to your senses on the score of a stipend, Ser Galeotto?
If you will, you shall have a yearly stipend out of the King's treasury?'Henry of Monmouth, Volume 2
J. Endell Tyler
There are some of us who preach and live by it, who might do more to earn our stipend.Broken Bread
The stipend is 300 a year, and I am told that there is a good house.The Hero
William Somerset Maugham
- a fixed or regular amount of money paid as a salary or allowance, as to a clergyman
Word Origin and History for stipend
early 15c., from Latin stipendium "tax, pay, gift," from stips "alms, small payment" + pendere "weigh" (see pendant).