A Day in the Life
Scholars are the masters of education, while many wizards and clerics are knowledgeable in their fields the scholar is a master of a wide range of knowledge. In particular they are skilled in areas like history, lore, and even cartography. You may also be one of only a handful of people even able to read and write in your area. When adventurers need to know something they come to you, and when you must go to where something is to examine it you can suddenly become an adventurer yourself.