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Definitions for Scholarship
ˈskɒl ərˌʃɪpschol·ar·ship

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Princeton's WordNet

  1. scholarshipnoun

    financial aid provided to a student on the basis of academic merit

  2. eruditeness, erudition, learnedness, learning, scholarship, encyclopedism, encyclopaedismnoun

    profound scholarly knowledge


  1. scholarshipnoun

    a grant-in-aid to a student

  2. scholarshipnoun

    the character or qualities of a scholar

  3. scholarshipnoun

    activity, methods or attainments of a scholar

  4. scholarshipnoun

    the sum of knowledge accrued by scholars; the realm of refined learning

  5. scholarshipnoun

    The first year of high school, often accompanied by exams that needed to be passed before advancement to the higher grades.

Samuel Johnson's Dictionary

  1. Scholarshipnoun

    Etymology: from scholar.

    It pitied my very heart to think that a man of my master’s understanding, and great scholarship, who had a book of his own in print, should talk so outragiously. Alexander Pope.

    This place should be school and university, not needing a remove to any other house of scholarship. John Milton.


  1. Scholarship

    A scholarship is a form of financial aid awarded to students for further education. Generally, scholarships are awarded based on a set of criteria such as academic merit, diversity and inclusion, athletic skill, and financial need. Scholarship criteria usually reflect the values and goals of the donor of the award, and while scholarship recipients are not required to repay scholarships, the awards may require that the recipient continue to meet certain requirements during their period of support, such maintaining a minimum grade point average or engaging in a certain activity (e.g., playing on a school sports team for athletic scholarship holders).Scholarships also range in generosity; some range from covering partial tuition ranging all the way to a 'full-ride', covering all tuition, accommodation, housing and others. Some prestigious, highly competitive scholarships are well-known even outside the academic community, such as Fulbright Scholarship and the Rhodes Scholarships at the graduate level, and the Robertson, Morehead-Cain and Jefferson Scholarships at the undergraduate level.

Webster Dictionary

  1. Scholarshipnoun

    the character and qualities of a scholar; attainments in science or literature; erudition; learning

  2. Scholarshipnoun

    literary education

  3. Scholarshipnoun

    maintenance for a scholar; a foundation for the support of a student


  1. Scholarship

    A scholarship is an award of financial aid for a student to further his or her education. Scholarships are awarded based upon various criteria, which usually reflect the values and purposes of the donor or founder of the award. Scholarship money is not required to be repaid.

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  1. Nouns Frequency

    Rank popularity for the word 'Scholarship' in Nouns Frequency: #2834

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  1. Chaldean Numerology

    The numerical value of Scholarship in Chaldean Numerology is: 5

  2. Pythagorean Numerology

    The numerical value of Scholarship in Pythagorean Numerology is: 2

Examples of Scholarship in a Sentence

  1. Steve Gray:

    My two daughters are both highly competitive athletes, my oldest daughter has earned a full athletic scholarship to play Division I tennis. So I’m very familiar with the work these girls and women put in to compete at these high levels.

  2. Dan Roberts:

    I want her to have as much success as she possibly can, if all that ever comes out of this is that she gets a scholarship to a college with a rifle team.

  3. Michael Schwartz:

    We were super proud to have Folds of Honor here tonight and Lee Brice gracing our stage to an incredible crowd on an incredible evening, i was excited to come up at the end of the show and offer a match for anybody that would donate the $5k which is a one-year scholarship for their organization. We were lucky enough after a lot of people gave a lot of money all night long, that two other people came to the table and donated $5k each which we are gonna match.

  4. Tiffany Eckert:

    I utilize his scholarship for private tutoring which has gotten him to a place that I was told he’d never be.

  5. Sarah Stein:

    I have never had an experience like that, but I knew that I had to speak for my people and for all people who white supremacists would wish to oppress or destroy altogether, i stood up to them for the same reason I'm standing against the scholarship at my university.

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