follow Dictionary.com

Hone in vs. home in? What's the difference?

studentship

[stood-nt-ship, styood-] /ˈstud ntˌʃɪp, ˈstyud-/
noun
1.
the state or condition of being a student.
2.
Chiefly British. a financial grant from a college or university for advanced academic study; scholarship or fellowship.
Origin of studentship
1775-1785
1775-85; student + -ship
Dictionary.com Unabridged
Based on the Random House Dictionary, © Random House, Inc. 2015.
Cite This Source
Examples from the Web for studentship
Historical Examples
  • The studentship which he held was not meant to tie him down to lectures and examinations.

    The Life and Letters of Lewis Carroll Stuart Dodgson Collingwood
  • There is also a studentship of 75 and another of 80 a year, tenable for one year or more.

    Cambridge Mildred Anna Rosalie Tuker
  • In the second year of this first studentship, in spite of my quiet life, I found myself in an awkward position.

  • Then he said he was sorry for that, as he meant to nominate me for a studentship.

    My Life as an Author Martin Farquhar Tupper
  • One project I have entered on is to found a studentship, which will be called after his name.

  • Up to the time of his studentship, he had been left, intellectually, altogether to his own devices.

  • I have been determined in my choice of the studentship by the idea of what would be a sort of prolongation of his life.

  • And during the sixteen months of his studentship he grew sufficiently familiar with some of his fellow-students even to tutoyer.

    Odd Bits of History Henry W. Wolff
  • As a schoolboy, as we have just noted, he aspired to the glory of studentship; having won to that he seems to have rested content.

    Richard Wagner John F. Runciman
  • In 1828 he came to London, where he succeeded in getting a studentship in the Royal Academy.

    Curiosities of Impecuniosity H. G. Somerville
British Dictionary definitions for studentship

studentship

/ˈstjuːdəntʃɪp/
noun
1.
the role or position of a student
2.
another word for scholarship (sense 3)
Collins English Dictionary - Complete & Unabridged 2012 Digital Edition
© William Collins Sons & Co. Ltd. 1979, 1986 © HarperCollins
Publishers 1998, 2000, 2003, 2005, 2006, 2007, 2009, 2012
Cite This Source

Word of the Day

Difficulty index for studentship

Few English speakers likely know this word

Word Value for studentship

0
19
Scrabble Words With Friends