scholarship

[ skol-er-ship ]
/ ˈskɒl ərˌʃɪp /

noun

learning; knowledge acquired by study; the academic attainments of a scholar.
a sum of money or other aid granted to a student, because of merit, need, etc., to pursue his or her studies.
the position or status of such a student.
a foundation to provide financial assistance to students.

Origin of scholarship

First recorded in 1525–35; scholar + -ship
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scholarship

/ (ˈskɒləʃɪp) /

noun

academic achievement; erudition; learning
  1. financial aid provided for a scholar because of academic merit
  2. the position of a student who gains this financial aid
  3. (as modifier)a scholarship student
the qualities of a scholar

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