Scholarship is the research done by academics. Or if you receive a scholarship, you're getting an award that will help pay the cost of tuition at school.

If you're getting ready for college, chances are you're also looking to see if any scholarships are available. A scholarship is a great thing to get: it means you don't have to pay full tuition to go to a school. Scholarships are awarded for good grades, athletic success, and other accomplishments. Once you get in to school, you'll be engaged in another kind of scholarship — the kind that has to do with research, studying, and higher learning.

Definitions of scholarship

n profound scholarly knowledge

encyclopaedism, encyclopedism, eruditeness, erudition, learnedness, learning
scholarly attainment
Type of:
knowledge acquired by learning and instruction

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

Type of:
aid, economic aid, financial aid
money to support a worthy person or cause
award, prize
something given for victory or superiority in a contest or competition or for winning a lottery

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