• (British) IPA: /ˈskɒləʃɪp/
  • (America) IPA: /ˈskɑːləɹʃɪp/


  1. A grant-in-aid to a student.
  2. The character or qualities of a scholar.
  3. The activity, methods or attainments of a scholar.
  4. (uncountable) The sum of knowledge accrued by scholars; the realm of refined learning.
  5. (Australia, dated) The first year of high school, often accompanied by exams that needed to be passed before advancement to the higher grades.
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scholarship (scholarships, present participle scholarshiping; past and past participle scholarshiped)

  1. (intransitive) To attend on a scholarship.
    • Up from the tenements of the Lower East Side, he had scholarshiped at Cornell and Harvard Law.
  2. To grant a scholarship.
    • In the first year, twenty children were scholarshiped to attend the Kids Across America Kamp in Branson, Missouri.
      Judith Lewis is a doctoral student at State University, and she also works full-time as an academic tutor for 10 scholarshiped student athletes.

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