Letter of Recommendation Form
The National Science Foundation (NSF) has awarded MCC grants for scholarships and/or transfer preparation
programming (including mentoring, tutoring, campus visits, funded research opportunities) to students
majoring in STEM fields (Science, Technology, Engineering, or Math). Programs and/or awards are designed to
recruit, retain, and increase the number of students who earn degrees in STEM fields, particularly those from
populations underrepresented in STEM fields and those with demonstrated financial need.
To the endorser: Please complete this form as your letter of recommendation (Required). You may submit an
additional letter of recommendation using your schools or organizations official letterhead (Op tional ).
Name of applicant:
How long have you known the applicant and under what circumstances?
How would you rate the applicant in comparison to all other students you have known in the past three
years? (e.g., top 5%, 10%, 25%, etc.)
Why do you recommend the applicant for this scholarship? What qualities, personal characteristics, and
interest does the applicant possess which make her/him outstanding or deserving among other students?
Signature Date
Please PRINT Name: Title:
School/Department: Email:
Return this form along with your own letter of recommendation (if desired) either by:
1) E-mail to: or
2) Mail to: STEM Scholars Program, Science & Mathematics Office, 1401 E. Court St., Flint, MI 48503.
If you have any questions please submit them to the STEM Scholars committee at