scholar-ship

scholarship

[skol-er-ship]
noun
1.
learning; knowledge acquired by study; the academic attainments of a scholar.
2.
a sum of money or other aid granted to a student, because of merit, need, etc., to pursue his or her studies.
3.
the position or status of such a student.
4.
a foundation to provide financial assistance to students.

Origin:
1525–35; scholar + -ship


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

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