Definition of scholarship noun from the Oxford Advanced Learner's Dictionary

     

    scholarship

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    noun
    BrE BrE//ˈskɒləʃɪp//
     
    ; NAmE NAmE//ˈskɑːlərʃɪp//
     
    Teaching and learning, University life
     
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  1. 1[countable] an amount of money given to somebody by an organization to help pay for their education She won a scholarship to study at Stanford. He went to drama school on a scholarship. See related entries: Teaching and learning, University life
  2. 2[uncountable] the serious study of an academic subject and the knowledge and methods involved synonym learning a magnificent work of scholarship See related entries: Teaching and learning, University life
  3. Extra examples She was awarded a scholarship to Columbia University. The Fund awards four scholarships every year. Two of the boys are on football scholarships. He wrote in the tradition of German scholarship. Her two books maintain the highest standards of scholarship. It is a magnificent work of scholarship. Oxford became one of the great centres of medieval scholarship.
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