Depending upon the context of your dream a scholar in dream may symbolize wealth, justice, wisdom, medical specialist or a lecturer and if you are not competent enough then dream signifies some be fooling or people will disgust your job or profession.. To dream that you are a scholar or an authority in some particular field of specialization and you are qualified enough to meet the criteria in waking life then the dream indicates that you will gain knowledge and academic excellence in the field seen in dream. To teach in dream when you are not competent enough in waking life signifies your disinterest in the teaching profession. To dream that you are a paid tutor but in waking life you are not the one then the dream may signify getting bribes.