1 a academic achievement; learning of a high level. b the methods and standards characteristic of a good scholar (shows great scholarship).
2 payment from the funds of a school, university, local government, etc., to maintain a student in full-time education, awarded on the basis of scholarly achievement.
Useful english dictionary. 2012.
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Scholarship — Schol ar*ship, n. 1. The character and qualities of a scholar; attainments in science or literature; erudition; learning. [1913 Webster] A man of my master s . . . great scholarship. Pope. [1913 Webster] 2. Literary education. [R.] [1913 Webster] … The Collaborative International Dictionary of English
scholarship — [n1] knowledge ability, awareness, cognition, comprehension, discernment, education, erudition, expertise, grasp, insight, instruction, intelligence, know how*, learnedness, learning, lore, philosophy, schooling, wisdom; concepts 274,409,529… … New thesaurus
scholarship — index education, knowledge (learning) Burton s Legal Thesaurus. William C. Burton. 2006 … Law dictionary
scholarship — (n.) 1530s, from SCHOLAR (Cf. scholar) + SHIP (Cf. ship) … Etymology dictionary
scholarship — learning, erudition, *knowledge, science, information, lore … New Dictionary of Synonyms
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scholarship — [skäl′ər ship΄] n. 1. the quality of knowledge and learning shown by a student; standard of academic work 2. a) the systematized knowledge of a learned person, exhibiting accuracy, critical ability, and thoroughness; erudition b) the knowledge… … English World dictionary
scholarship — n. systematized knowledge, research 1) to foster, promote scholarship 2) productive; scientific; solid, sound, thorough scholarship aid to a student, researcher, writer 3) to establish, found a scholarship 4) to award, grant a scholarship 5) to… … Combinatory dictionary
Scholarship — This article is about scholarship as a form of financial aid. For the practice and method of scholars, see scholarly method. For the international education program, see The Scholar Ship. A scholarship is an award of financial aid for a student… … Wikipedia
scholarship */ — UK [ˈskɒlə(r)ʃɪp] / US [ˈskɑlərˌʃɪp] noun Word forms scholarship : singular scholarship plural scholarships 1) [countable] an amount of money that an organization gives to someone so that they can study at a particular school or university award… … English dictionary
scholarship — noun ADJECTIVE ▪ college (esp. AmE) ▪ student (AmE) ▪ academic (AmE), athletic (AmE), sports ▪ basketball … Collocations dictionary