scholarship

Definitions

  • WordNet 3.6
    • n scholarship profound scholarly knowledge
    • n scholarship financial aid provided to a student on the basis of academic merit
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Webster's Revised Unabridged Dictionary
  • Interesting fact: Robert Redford attended the University of Colorado on a baseball scholarship.
    • Scholarship Literary education. "Any other house of scholarship ."
    • Scholarship Maintenance for a scholar; a foundation for the support of a student.
    • Scholarship The character and qualities of a scholar; attainments in science or literature; erudition; learning. "A man of my master's . . . great scholarship ."
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Century Dictionary and Cyclopedia
    • n scholarship The character and qualities of a scholar; attainments in science or literature; learning; erudition.
    • n scholarship Education; instruction; teaching.
    • n scholarship Maintenance for a scholar, awarded by a college, university, or other educational institution; a sum of money paid to a student, sometimes to a university graduate, usually after competition or examination, to support him or to assist him in the prosecution of his studies.
    • n scholarship = Syn.1. Learning, Erudition, etc. See literature.
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Chambers's Twentieth Century Dictionary
    • n Scholarship the character of a scholar: learning: maintenance for a scholar, a benefaction, the annual proceeds of a bequest permanently invested for this purpose
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Quotations

  • James Russell Lowell
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    “True scholarship consists in knowing not what things exist, but what they mean; it is not memory but judgment.”
  • Josiah Gilbert Holland
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    “Scholarship except by accident is never the measure of a person's power.”

Etymology

Chambers's Twentieth Century Dictionary
Low L. scholaris—L. schola.

Usage

In literature:

One qualification only could raise a man above his social level, and that was scholarship.
"The Promised Land" by Mary Antin
And Reg was sure of a scholarship next term.
"Reginald Cruden" by Talbot Baines Reed
We want you for the Swift Scholarship, you know.
"The Master of the Shell" by Talbot Baines Reed
He won a scholarship at Oxford, but that was not enough.
"Tom and Some Other Girls" by Mrs. George de Horne Vaizey
It has also five hundred and twelve state tuition scholarships.
"Pushing to the Front" by Orison Swett Marden
Scholarship will not help, because the frailest child is often the most proficient.
"Civics and Health" by William H. Allen
His scholarship was universally recognized.
"The University of Michigan" by Wilfred Shaw
He was never drawn out of the highroad of art by the minuter and more entangling allurements of scholarship.
"Milton" by Sir Walter Alexander Raleigh
I think that a high standard of scholarship should be the only qualification insisted on.
"Sir Jagadis Chunder Bose" by Sir Jagadis Chunder Bose
Others are completely side-tracked and lost to Jewish scholarship.
"The Menorah Journal, Volume 1, 1915" by Various
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In poetry:

And first on the canvass we'll Adeline place,
With her full and expressive dark eye;
Decision of purpose is stamped on that face,
And good scholarship too we descry.
"My S.S. Class" by Mary Ann H T Bigelow
HAVE faith in God. For whosoever lists
To calm conviction in these days of strife,
Will learn that in this steadfast stand exists
The scholarship severe of human life.
"Faith in God" by Henry Kendall
Shall he, the son of that resplendent Muse,
Who gleams, high priestess of sweet scholarship,
Still slumber on, and every bard refuse
To touch a harp or move a tuneful lip?
"In Memoriam — Nicol Drysdale Stenhouse" by Henry Kendall
A lord of scholarship whose knowledge ran
Through every groove of human history, you
Were this and more — a Christian gentleman;
A fount of learning with a heart like dew.
"John Bede Polding" by Henry Kendall
And he, thus strengthened with the fourfold force
Which scholarship to genius gives, is one
That liberal thinkers, pausing in their course,
With fine esteem are glad to look upon.
"William Bede Dalley" by Henry Kendall
"Unwanted wait we with our store
Of facts and philosophic lore;
The scholarship of all the ages
Snug packed within our uncut pages;
The mystery of all mankind
In part revealed - but you are blind.
"My Library" by Robert W Service

In news:

Their scholarships have been revoked.
Gave nearly $1.87 million in scholarships to seminarians, support to seminaries and other vocations-related programs.
Champion Santa Monica Wrestler Locks Up Discus Award Scholarship.
The Martin Luther King Jr Association, Franciscan University of Steubenville and Eastern Gateway Community College presented their second-annual "Doo Wop for Scholarships" Oct 28 at St Florian Hall in Wintersville.
The Steubenville Martin Luther King Association, Eastern Gateway Community College and Franciscan University of Steubenville will host the Marcels at " Doo-Wop For Scholarships" at 5:30 pm Sunday at St Florian Hall in Wintersville.
The Martin Luther King Association along with Franciscan University and Eastern Gateway Community College will present "Doo Wop for Scholarships" featuring the nationally known Marcels on Oct 28 at St Florian Hall in Wintersville.
This program bridges the gap between scholarship and performance while highlighting the deep historical and cultural connections between Chicago and the American South.
The Oakland band's hip sensibility belies its musical scholarship.
The Hemet-Beaumont Emblem Club #162 provided an afternoon of shopping and sharing lunch with friends recently with its annual Scholarship Fashion Show at Foothills of Hemet Mobile Home Park.
Of 336 Division I schools, just 11 have varsity squash teams and only George Washington awards squash athletic scholarships.
They've endowed a $50,000 athletic scholarship.
Contributions to an endowed scholarship fund become investments whose earned income serves as a source on which AORN Foundation can draw.
An endowed scholarship can be established with a minimum gift of $25,000.
2013 GEF Corporate/Memorial Scholarships For 2013 There are Nine (9) Scholarships Available.
Tim Miles counts the number of scholarship players on his team.
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In science:

This work was financially supported by a PhD scholarship of Microsoft Research.
Stability of Random Admissible-Set Scheduling in Spatial Wireless Systems
Li acknowledges the support of the China Scholarship Council.
Scalable parallel physical random number generator based on a superluminescent LED
Amsterdam, with a scholarship from the Institute of Theoretical Physics.
Permutation Orbifolds in Conformal Field Theories and String Theory
Laurea in Fisica of the Milan University through a “Franca Erba scholarship”.
Classical Helium Atom with Radiation Reaction
The author is supported by the China Scholarship Council (CSC).
Almost complete cluster tilting objects in generalized higher cluster categories
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