bursary


noun, plural bur·sa·ries.

  1. Ecclesiastical. the treasury of a monastery.
  2. British. a college scholarship.

noun plural -ries

  1. Also called: bursarship a scholarship or grant awarded esp in Scottish and New Zealand schools, universities etc
  2. British
    1. the treasury of a college, etc
    2. the bursar’s room in a college
n.

“treasury,” 1690s, from Medieval Latin bursaria “treasurer’s room,” from bursarius (see bursar).

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