Sheth Zulfikar Yousuf, a research scholar at Aligarh Muslim University, and a riot relief camp resident in Gujarat, has won the prestigious Presidential scholarship given by the Illinois Institute of Technology, Chicago. Sheth, who comes of a modest background, has received the Re. 72 lakh ($ 1.2 lakh). He had also received the SEAL Award in 2012 given by the Northern Virginia University in the USA.
Currently, he is studying for his PhD on "Gujarat Economic Model" at the university.