Society of Yeager Scholars

The Society of Yeager Scholars is the name of the highest academic scholarship offered at Marshall University, named in honor of Chuck Yeager, the first recorded pilot to break the sound barrier.

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Society Of Yeager Scholars - Academic Program
... The academic program provided each Yeager Scholar is rigorous and demanding ... and in literature to round out the core curriculum of a scholar's program ... Study abroad at Oxford University and in a country where the scholar's choice of a foreign language can be used in daily living ...

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