degree: a course of study at a college or university, or the qualification given to a student after he or she has completed his or her studies:


 She has a physics degree/a degree in physics from Edinburgh.
  (mainly us) She has a bachelor's/master's degree in history from Yale.
  (UK) "What degree did you do at York?" "Geography."

  scholarship: an amount of money given by a schoolcollegeuniversity, or other organization to pay for the studies of a person with great ability but little money:


 He got/won a scholarship to Harvard.

 Paula went to the Royal College of Music on a scholarship.

to graduateto complete schoolcollege, or university successfully.


 After he graduated from high school, he joined the Army.

 The program continues until the students graduate from high school.

 abroadin or to a foreign country or countries.


 He's currently abroad on business.

 Some very well-known British football players have gone to clubs abroad.

 research: detailed study of a subjectespecially in order to discover (new) information or reach a (new) understanding.

 They are carrying out/conducting/doing some fascinating research into/on the language of dolphins.

 He has dedicated his life to scientific research.


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