From King Dictionary of Contemporary English scholarship schol‧ar‧ship / ˈskɒləʃɪp $ ˈskɑːlər- / ●○○ noun 1 [countable ] SE an amount of money that is given to someone by an educational organization to help pay for their education scholarship to She won a scholarship to Iowa State University. on a scholarship He attended college on a drama scholarship. 2 [uncountable ] STUDY the knowledge, work, or methods involved in serious studying Her latest publication is a fine piece of scholarship. Examples from the Corpus scholarship • Kent was a scholarship student at the Pillow and was working backstage when she first saw the company. • When she was 18, she won a scholarship to study at the Conservatoire in Paris. • I attended the University of Houston on an athletic scholarship. • We're very proud of the five students from this school who were awarded scholarships. • Despite these difficulties, Catholic biblical scholarship had advanced, albeit cautiously, particularly as far as the Old Testament was concerned. • The company has a small number of college scholarships to offer to employees' children. • Admitted to Mills College on a full scholarship, she graduated Phi Beta Kappa without a penny of help from her parents. • Burns's book is a work of great scholarship. • Contacted Saturday, he said he wanted to set up a multipurpose account to sponsor the King scholarships and office functions. • At 9, he became a boy soprano, beginning a six-year music scholarship in a cathedral choir. • He did not delay boringly on points of scholarship. • This list of three types of scholarship certainly must ignore the preferred styles of many people, perhaps myself too. • However popular the school might be at any moment, many of the students were needy and on scholarship. • The Foundation's goals include providing scholarships for gifted young students. • Depending upon the size of these scholarships, some parents pay no school fees at all. • Travel news comes in the shape of a report from one of the winners of the Hugh Stewart travel scholarship. won ... scholarship • Frank, at the age of 16, had already won a scholarship to Trinity College in Cambridge. • There, he excelled at maths and won a scholarship to Cambridge in 1967. • In the same year he won a scholarship at Repton not far from Derby. • He won a scholarship to Halifax Secondary School, sang in the church choir, and became a Scout. • Karen won a scholarship and, like all of her siblings, got a college education. • When the war was over, she won a scholarship to study ballet in London. • With one small child to care for, she went on welfare, and soon won a scholarship to college.