bursary definition

  • noun:
    • A treasury, especially of a public institution or religious order.
    • Chiefly British A scholarship provided to a university pupil in need of assistance.
    • A monetary award to university students that allows them to continue their particular researches.
    • The treasury of a religious order or general public establishment.
    • The treasury of a college or monastery.
    • A scholarship or non-profit basis in a university, such as Scotland; a sum directed at enable a student to follow his researches.
    • The treasury of a college or monastery.
    • 2 In the universities and universities of Scotland, a grant of money for a short period of years, acquired by a student, generally by competitive examination, to enable him to prosecute their studies.
    • the treasury of a public institution or spiritual purchase

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