Scholarships Booklet - page 8

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Scholarship recommendation letters
• Please refer to scholarship descriptions to determine which of the recommendation
letters listed below you are required to submit.
• Each recommendation letter must be written by the individual designated by
the applicant, and be labeled like the sample provided on the right.
• Only official recommendation letters are acceptable. An official recommendation
letter must be on official (school, business, college, organization, etc.) stationery
and/or be physically signed by the individual who wrote the letter.
• Unlabeled and/or unofficial recommendation letters will prevent you from
being considered for one or more scholarships.
Send properly labeled recommendation letter(s) to VSAC:
Upload:
(lo
g into your
myVSAC
account), or
E-mail:
(in
clude “Scholarships” in the subject line), or
Mail:
VSAC Scholarships Program
10 East Allen Street
PO Box 2000
Winooski, VT 05404-2601
Questions?
Call toll-free 888-253-4819 or 654-3798 in the Burlington area.
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NON-RELATIVE
2
COMMUNITY SERVICE
3
VISUAL/PERFORMING
ARTS
4
SAMARA
LETTER # LETTER NAME
LETTER CONTENT
Letter must be from someone who is NOT related to the applicant, such as a counselor,
guidance director, academic advisor, teacher, professor, principal, academic dean, employer,
business leader, neighbor, or family friend. The letter must address the applicant’s:
• achievements/strengths
• talent/potential for success
• community/school involvement
• character/initiative/leadership
• commitment to completing his/her education beyond high school
• commitment to his/her chosen career/field of study
• education/work ethic
Letter must be from a
community service provider or organization
and must focus on the
applicant’s commitment to his/her community.
Letter must be from a
visual arts or performing arts
(music, dance, and theater)
instructor, director, or organization
and must address the applicant’s:
• visual/performing arts activities
• talent/potential, and
• honors/achievements
Letter must be from
someone who is NOT related to the applicant
and must address
the applicant’s dedication to the interests of the gay, lesbian, bisexual, transgender, and
questioning community.
_________________
Applicant’s name
_________________
Date of birth
_______________
Letter number
_______________
Letter name
Dear Scholarship Committee:
xxxxxxxxxxxxxxxxxxxxxxxxxxxxxxxxxxxxxxxxxxxxxx
xxxxxxxxxxxxxxxxxxxxxxxxxxxxxxxxxxxxxxxxxxxxxx
xxxxxxxxxxxxxxxxxxxxxxxxxxxxxxxxxxxxxxxxxxxxxx
xxxxxxxxxxxxxxxxxxxxxxxxxxxxxxxxxxxxxxxxxxxxxx
xxxxxxxxxxxxxxxxxxxxxxxxxxxxxxxxxxxxxxxxxxxxxx
xxxxxxxxxxxxxxxxxxxxxxxxxxxxxxxxxxxxxxxxxxxxxx
xxxxxxxxxxxxxxxxxxxxxxxxxxxxxxxxxxxxxxxxxxxxxx
xxxxxxxxxxxxxxxxxxxxxxxxxxxxxxxxxxxxxxxx.
Sincerely,
Handwritten signature
Typed or printed name
Official Letterhead
Must be on
official letterhead
and/or signed.
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