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Word: stipend

Definition: pay for services


Sentences Containing 'stipend'

A $50 monthly stipend allowed him to quit his jobs and complete his architectural engineering degree in 1947.
A manager would find suitable homes for the children and a stipend for their support was paid out of the funds of the department, raised by voluntary contributions from the local branches.
A small cash stipend is also awarded to winners in the Best Novel category.
About half of the pews were subject to pew rents, which paid the vicar's stipend.
At this point, Takatsugu was a "fudai" (hereditary vassal) daimyo of the Toyotomi with a stipend of 60,000 koku annually.
Being a very honest little creature, and unwilling to disgrace the memory I was going to leave behind me at Murdstone and Grinby's, I considered myself bound to remain until Saturday night; and, as I had been paid a week's wages in advance when I first came there, not to present myself in the counting-house at the usual hour, to receive my stipend.
Fellows receive a $50,000 stipend, an office, a computer, and access to UNLV's Lied Library.
He further argued that savings could be made by buying vegetables instead of rice and beans, advanced planning, and pooling of resources with a larger family stipend.
He planned to spend his time and his $15,000 savings coding "Dwarf Fortress", a sum later supplemented by a $50,000 stipend from the university.
He received a stipend of nine Egyptian pounds for his work with the group.
He trained in the Brera Academy starting in 1845, from here he studied with other sculptors in Milan, Rome (where in 1851 he wins a three year stipend), Florence, and Naples.
However Sir William and Charles Wheler had fallen out, apparently over Charles urging Sir William to execute a settlement of his estates upon Charles, so instead of doing what Charles wanted, Sir William left the bulk of is estate to others and Charles only received an annual stipend of £120.
In 1807 he received as one of three young painters in the Kingdom Holland a Prix de Rome, and hence received from King Louis Napoleon a stipend to travel to and study in Paris and Rome.
In 1825, he was granted a stipend by Ludwig I, Grand Duke of Baden (1763–1830) and began a course of study at the Academy of Arts in Munich with Peter von Cornelius (1783–1867), whose academic methods made him uncomfortable.
In 1855, the filibuster William Walker installed himself as President of Nicaragua, taking over the ATC's assets in the country in the process; he was ousted in 1857 by forces backed by Vanderbilt. Having regained control of the ATC, Vanderbilt approached the Pacific Mail Steamship Company and the United States Mail Steamship Company [http://www.trainweb.org/panama/mail.html], which operated routes across Panama, and offered to stop running the Nicaragua route in return for a $40,000 monthly stipend.
In the field, in the same manner as at home, they maintained themselves by their own revenue, and not by any stipend or pay which they received from the king upon that particular occasion.
My object, when the contest within myself between stipend and no stipend, baker and no baker, existence and non-existence, ceased, was to take advantage of my opportunities to discover and expose the major malpractices committed, to that gentleman's grievous wrong and injury, by--HEEP.
Nearly half of these students were veterans from the war, and they received a monthly stipend to assist with housing and tuition costs.
The "Society in Scotland for Propagating Christian Knowledge" also gave Occum a stipend, but he lived in deep poverty for much of his life.
The companies accepted this offer, and a year later increased the stipend to $56,000 when Vanderbilt threatened to reopen the Transit line, but the ATC did not run again.
The Fellowship includes a full tuition scholarship to one of MƒA New York’s partner university, the opportunity to earn New York State Teaching Certification and a New York City teacher’s salary, a stipend of $100,000 over five years in addition to the teaching salary, mentoring and professional development services, and camaraderie with a group of teachers who know and love math.
The stipend attaching to the office was nominal; no preferment followed though the archbishop also conferred the degree of D.D. In 1848 Archbishop John Sumner succeeded, and Maitland returned to Gloucester an unbeneficed clergyman.
The teachers of the doctrine which contains this instruction, in the same manner as other teachers, may either depend altogether for their subsistence upon the voluntary contributions of their hearers; or they may derive it from some other fund, to which the law of their country may entitle them; such as a landed estate, a tythe or land tax, an established salary or stipend.
The winner received a spa vacation for two in Arizona and a $4,000 stipend, along with a golden PENDY, a fresh bouquet of flowers every month for a year and Pendaflex organizational products, including the Project Sorter, Mobile File and Get-A-Grip Expanding File.
Typically, the British government agreed to pay a chief a stipend in return for a commitment from him to keep the peace with his neighbours; other specific commitments extracted from a chief might include keeping roads open, allowing the British to collect customs duties, and submitting disputes with his neighbours to British adjudication.
Years before, he had won the Gerhard Hess Prize, a new blood stipend of the German Research Foundation (DFG) (1996), and the Silver Medal of the ETH Zurich (1989).

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