[City, State Zip]
Insert Greeting [Mr./Ms./Miss/Mrs./Dr., etc] Last Name:
Please accept this letter as a formal letter of recommendation in support of [insert applicant's name]'s
application for the [name of scholarship] Scholarship program offered by your [insert name of school or
name of scholarship program]. I have known [insert him or her] for last [insert number] [insert months
or years] and can truthfully state that [insert he or she] is a deserving candidate that you will be proud
to have as an example of your ideal scholarship winner.
[Insert a brief statement of how you know the applicant that will describe your relationship in a positive,
professional light.] During the time that I have known [insert applicant's name], it has become apparent
to me that [insert he or she] is an example of a good citizen who is committed to academics, as well as
to growing in [insert his or her] professional life while also helping others.
I have a great deal of respect for [insert him or her] and am proud to be able to provide this letter of
recommendation for the scholarship program you represent. Please let me know if you have any
questions or if you would like to speak with me in more detail about why [insert applicant's name]
deserves consideration for this award. Feel free to call me at [insert your phone number] or contact me
via email at [insert your email address].
[Insert Your Full Name]