scholarship has definitions from the field of education
[ noun ] financial aid provided to a student on the basis of academic merit

Used in print

(Doris Miles Disney, Mrs. Meeker's Money....)

Scholarship applicant ?

She wanted to make a more equitable distribution of it among the groups that would benefit the most ; particularly the scholarship fund .

He skimmed_over the millions that went to Meeker_Park , Medfield_Hospital , the civic_center , the Public_Health_Nursing_Association , the library , and_so_on , pausing when he came to the scholarship fund .

`` Sometimes we 'd have trouble persuading her to make tax-exempt charitable contributions , and I 've known her to quarrel with a plumber over a bill for fixing a faucet ; the next moment she 'd put another half million into the scholarship fund or thirty_thousand into something as impractical as this unfortunate Johnston affair .

Madden inquired next about the audit of the scholarship fund .

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prize aid

[ noun ] (education) profound knowledge

Used in print

(James Bryant Conant, Slums and Suburbs...)

The absence of successful Negroes in the world of scholarship and science has tended to tamp_down enthusiasm among Negro youth for academic careers .

(Edward Jablonski, Harold Arlen Happy with the Blues....)

If his scholarship and formal musicianship were not all they might have been , Mercer demonstrated at an early age that he was gifted with a remarkable ear for rhythm and dialect .

(Newton Stallknecht, "Ideas and Literature," in Newton S...)

One might argue that the ultimate purpose of literary scholarship is to correct this spontaneous provincialism that is likely to obscure the horizons of the general public , of the newspaper_critic , and of the creative artist himself .

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