scholarship - definition and synonyms


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  1. 1
    [countable] an amount of money that an organization gives to someone so that they can study at a particular school or university
    award someone a scholarship:

    Sophie was awarded a scholarship to attend Boston University.

    win/gain/receive a scholarship:

    She won a scholarship to Oxford.

  2. 2
    [uncountable] serious formal study, and the knowledge that you get from it

    The universities have a tradition of specialized scholarship.