What does scholarship mean?

Definitions for scholarship
ˈskɒl ərˌʃɪpschol·ar·ship

Here are all the possible meanings and translations of the word scholarship.

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

Wiktionary

  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.

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

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  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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Numerology

  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. Eric Hoffer:

    Perhaps a modern society can remain stable only by eliminating adolescence, by giving its young, from the age of ten, the skills, responsibilities, and rewards of grownups, and opportunites for action in all spheres of life. Adolescence should be a time of useful action, while book learning and scholarship should be a preoccupation of adults.

  2. Read MorePupu'a:

    I knew that in order to have college you had to have money or you have to have some kind of scholarship, i knew that football gave a lot of money to kids that may play for their school.

  3. Al Dowayan:

    I do feel excluded out of my society -- women are perpetual minors in my Saudi, the woman in that picture is a young Saudi woman who received a scholarship for high school through football, so she really did play very well -- obviously she doesn't play it anymore because there is no league in the country.

  4. Ricky Austin:

    One of the beautiful things about our program is that once a student receives a scholarship, it will continue to follow them each year through eighth grade, so if they get the scholarship in kindergarten, the total value of the scholarship could be worth up to $9,000.

  5. Vanessa Warri:

    I'm bringing a perspective that has long been left out of these conversations, i think it is the future in a lot of ways, to simultaneously be producing scholarship and innovative ways to approach social justice and social welfare, while at the same time creating opportunities for historically marginalized and excluded groups to take front and center stage.

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