The Vijay Manu Patel, MD Scholarship in the UNC School of Medicine will be awarded to a compassionate student interested in Family Medicine, selected based on merit, commitment to community, and academic achievement, leadership, and demonstrated financial need. Preference will be given to students participating in the UNC School of Medicine Asheville campus.

Donations may be sent to the Medical Foundation of NC, Inc., 880 Martin Luther King Jr. Blvd., Chapel Hill, NC 27514.  Checks should be made payable to the Medical Foundation of NC.  Please note on the check that it is a memorial for Dr. Patel.

Donate Online: https://giving.unc.edu/gift/patelscholarship