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bursarybur‧sa‧ry /ˈbɜːsəri $ ˈbɜːr-/ noun (plural bursaries) [countable] British English  SECan amount of money given to someone so that they can study at a university or college syn grant
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bursaryThe President's Dissertation Certificates, accompanied by a £500 bursary from Butterworth-Heinemann, were awarded to.This was matched by substantial pay rises, particularly for more senior grades, and bursaries for Project 2000 student learners.A trophy and bursary will be awarded to the Winemaker of the Year at a presentation on 14 October in London.There are number of ways of doing this, such as bursary funds or contributions for equipment.I managed to get a charity bursary, which allowed me to take a degree at London University.Barr and Barnes are among an increasing number who favour vouchers or bursaries topped up by loans.But now he has been given a new lease of life after securing a sports bursary at Stirling University.Details of the bursaries are available from the Sport and Recreation Department.
From Longman Business Dictionarybursarybur‧sa‧ry /ˈbɜːsəriˈbɜːr-/ noun (plural bursaries) [countable]1ACCOUNTINGFINANCEin the US, the place at a college or university where the accounts and finance are dealt with2FINANCEin Britain, an amount of money given to some students by a college or university to help them study there. Bursaries are also given by the government or other organizations compare grant1
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