How To Write a Thank You Letter For a Scholarship?

Crafting a sincere and well-written thank you letter is not difficult, if you keep in mind a few suggestions.
Use plain white stationery or note paper. No cutesy pads with kittens or flowers, !

If you have been lucky to get a scholarship for college or graduate studies, why not take a few moments and express your gratitude to the person, relatives, or entity providing that scholarship? Sending a thank-you letter reflects positively on you as the recipient. It shows you have social grace and skills. It is also important to the donors, who need to know more about the person they have helped to accomplish the formidable objective of a college education.

Use plain white stationery or note paper. No cutesy pads with kittens or flowers, !
If your handwriting is legible, a handwritten note is a lovely touch. But if your cursive looks more like a Dali line drawing, best to type your note.
If you do select to handwrite your note, consider placing the stationery over a piece of lined laptop paper, if the lines show through, or using a straightedge in order to keep your written lines running more or less straight across the page.
Do not use email. Most donors prefer an old-fashioned "snail mail" approach.
Be prompt. Don't wait long to send your thanks after you've been notified of your scholarship. Promptness communicates true gratitude and is basically lovely form.
Address the letter to the donor or the person who donated the funds. It is perfectly proper to call the donor or organization and ask for the name of the person who should get the letter, or you can alternatively check in with your school's financial aid
Start your letter by thanking the donor for donating the funds for the scholarship. Let the donor know what the scholarship means to you, personally. You should not exaggerate your require, but don't shy away from telling a donor that their gift meant the difference between a four-year university and the local technical college for you, if it is true.
Next, tell the donor a tiny about yourself - where you grew up, why you chose the school or major (whichever was the qualifying factor in your scholarship), and where you are in your studies (i.e., prospective freshman, graduating senior, etc.).
Let the donor know what your future designs are. What do you intend to do with your degree? Are you planning to teach inner-city children? Volunteer with the Peace Corps? Have you lined up a promising internship next semester? How are you going to give back to the community? Donors like to hear how their gifts lead to greater things.
Thank the donor again.
Sign the note.
Do this for each scholarship you get.
Check with your financial aid office to see if they have any forms or samples you can use for ideas, or if they have special rules or requirements for sending the notes. (Some schools like to transmit the notes in five package, while others leave it up to the student.)

Please leave a comment IF you like the entry.
It's like visiting a place where there is a guest book by the front door. Before you exit, you sign it to leave a note about your experience of the place.
I know that people are visiting by virtue of site
meter, but almost no one leaves a comment.
If you are in a hurry (and who isn't these days?), just leave a "thanks".

  • Digg
  • StumbleUpon
  • Reddit
  • RSS