The Dr. Zamip Patel Scholarship is an annual $1,000 award presented to one exceptional pre-medical student pursuing their undergraduate degree in the United States. The competitive scholarship places emphasis on academic merit, extracurricular leadership, compassionate service, and dedication to healthcare. Dr. Patel established this scholarship in 2023 to alleviate financial obstacles pre-med students face and encourage promising young scholars to achieve their goals of becoming physicians. He is committed to supporting the next generation of doctors. To be eligible, applicants must be current undergraduates enrolled at an accredited U.S. institution, have at least one year of coursework completed, and maintain a minimum 3.5 GPA. Ideal candidates demonstrate academic excellence, leadership skills, community involvement, and genuine passion for medicine. The scholarship award money can be applied toward any educational costs the recipient incurs during their undergraduate pre-med studies. This includes tuition, books, lab fees, applications to medical school, exam fees, and more. One student is selected annually through a competitive application process. Recipients are notified in early summer. The scholarship aims to honor pre-med students exhibiting the values embodied by Dr. Patel: academic excellence, compassion, service, and dedication to advancing healthcare.