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[stood-nt-ship, styood-] /ˈstud ntˌʃɪp, ˈstyud-/
the state or condition of being a student.
Chiefly British. a financial grant from a college or university for advanced academic study; scholarship or fellowship.
Origin of studentship
1775-85; student + -ship Unabridged
Based on the Random House Dictionary, © Random House, Inc. 2015.
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  • 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


the role or position of a student
another word for scholarship (sense 3)
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