Definition and Benefits

The Society of Yeager Scholars is a prestigious academic and leadership program. This program provides scholarships to individuals who are considered exceptional in their studies as well as in leadership roles. The scholarship provides:

  • Full tuition at Marshall University
  • Room and board
  • An annual stipend
  • Study at University of Oxford
  • A course text allowance
  • A personal computer
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The benefits of the scholarship apply for up to eight semesters (Fall and Spring only) of undergraduate enrollment.  A recipient of this scholarship is expected to be involved in leadership roles for organizations both on the campus of Marshall University and in the community. An important goal of this program is to provide an experience which will develop highly motivated leaders for the next generation. Renewal of the scholarship requires maintaining a 3.5 GPA, documenting activities of service and leadership, and conforming to all applicable codes of behavior, conduct, and expectations.