Sample Reference Letter
Re: Reference Letter for (Name of Student) - (Name of Award)
I would like to recommend to you ________________ for your consideration for the
I have known ________________ since....
Some of the positive qualities that he / she has demonstrated include....
Some of his / her extracurricular involvements (school / community) that relate to this
He / she is an excellent candidate for this award because....
If selected for this award, this individual plans to (i.e. put towards tuition / pay for
textbooks / pay for residence/housing, etc.)....
Please do not hesitate to contact me at _____________ if you have any further
questions about ________________’s skills, abilities, or academic record.