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Meaning of scholarship

schol•ar•ship

Pronunciation: (skol'ur-ship"), [key]
— n.
  1. learning; knowledge acquired by study; the academic attainments of a scholar.
  2. a sum of money or other aid granted to a student, because of merit, need, etc., to pursue his or her studies.
  3. the position or status of such a student.
  4. a foundation to provide financial assistance to students.
Random House Unabridged Dictionary, Copyright © 1997, by Random House, Inc., on Infoplease.
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