AskDefine | Define exhibitioner

Dictionary Definition

exhibitioner n : someone who organizes an exhibit for others to see [syn: exhibitor, shower]

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  1. A student at secondary school or university who has been awarded an exhibition. The exhibition usually involves a financial prize and may include the right to wear a distinctive gown, especially at the University of Oxford.

Extensive Definition

At the universities of Dublin, Oxford and Cambridge and at Westminster School and Winchester College, an exhibition is a financial award or grant to an individual student, normally on grounds of merit. The amount is less than a scholarship. An exhibitioner (cf. scholar) is a student who has been awarded an exhibition.
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