Definition of bursarship in English:



  • A grant or payment made to support a student's education.

    • ‘Faber's minor prose works were Elnovia, a light-hearted and eventually rather dated fantasy, and an account of the history of the All Souls bursarships, printed privately.’
    • ‘No pupil can obtain a bursarship or half bursarship.’
    • ‘The value of the bursarship will be £4000 per year, plus the payment of University tuition fees.’
    • ‘Sharrock's father settled on him the rent of a small property in Northampton, to augment his fellowship, as he had given up a bursarship and tutorships in change for study.’
    • ‘Burnet showed his gratitude by founding eight bursarships in his will.’
    grant, scholarship
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