What Do Great Letters Look Like?
If you have recently been asked to write a letter of recommendation for an excellent student, please consider the advice, below. If the scholarship you will be writing for is not listed below and you would like to learn more about the selection criteria, please send us an email. Additionally, please consult the following tips on avoiding gender bias, found here.
Advice (from PennState) for writing letters of recommendation for the following scholarships:
- Gates Cambridge
- Knight Hennessy Scholars Program
- Yenching Academy
For additional advice on writing successful letters of recommendation, please read this article from Inside Higher Ed.