Learner's definition of SCHOLARSHIP
1 [count] : an amount of money that is given by a school, an organization, etc., to a student to help pay for the student's education
She got/received/won a scholarship to Yale University.
The organization is offering five $5,000 scholarships.
He is going to college on a football scholarship. [=a scholarship offered for his ability to play football]
She is attending college on a full scholarship. [=a scholarship that pays fully for a student's tuition]
2 [noncount] : serious formal study or research of a subject
The essay is a work of serious scholarship.
standards of academic scholarship
The book is about his life and scholarship.