The Society of Yeager Scholars

The Society’s Mission

The mission of the Society of Yeager Scholars is to seek out and attract to Marshall University a diverse group of students with outstanding intellectual and leadership potential as demonstrated by their breadth of interests, creativity, personal drive, civic involvement and commitment to excellence; provide an academic environment that will develop that potential; and support the Yeager Scholars after graduation with career counseling to assist in the achievement of their ultimate goals.

  • Aerial shot of the University of Oxford in England

    Study Abroad at the University of Oxford

  • Yeager Scholars Liz Adams and Luca Brambilla at the Mt. Everest base camp.

    Achieve Unparalleled Heights of Learning and Adventure

  • Yeager Medallion Ceremony

    Belong to a United Society of Scholars

  • Capt. Charles E. Yeager (shown standing next to the Air Force's Bell-built X-1 supersonic research aircraft) became the first man to fly faster than the speed of sound in level flight on October 14, 1947. (U.S. Air Force photo)

    Break the Barrier of Academic Conventionality

    Gen. Chuck Yeager achieved super-sonic flight and “broke” the supposed Sound Barrier