A scholar is someone who has been schooled in some discipline. This discipline is typically academic although it is not necessarily so.
Scholar (Western Martial Arts)
A scholar is an individual who has progressed beyond the basics in their study of Western Swordsmanship.
Scholar in The Tower Fechtbuch
The Scholar in the Tower Fechtbuch (also known as Royal Armouries MS. I.33) is one of three depicted characters used to illustrate the techniques of the fechtbuch. The remaining two are the Priest and less seen Walpurgis.