Merit and Need-Based Award Faculty Letter of Recommendation

A student has asked you to write a recommendation letter on behalf of his/her application for a College of Arts and Sciences merit and/or need-based scholarship. In your letter, please address the student’s academic work, research/creative activity, and connection of academic work in relation to his/her professional goals, as well as any additional information that may be helpful to the review committee.

Selection Process

Scholarships are awarded on a competitive basis. The review committee carefully considers all documents submitted. In addition to documents submitted by the student and the recommender, the student’s academic record and information on financial need, when applicable, will be collected by the committee coordinator, shared with the review committee, and considered in the selection process.


  • In order for your recommendation to be matched with the student's application you will need to know the student's name.# and save your recommendation in the following format:
    Student Last Name_#_Recommendation.pdf
    For example: Jane Buckeye.123 would be saved as buckeye_123_recommendation.pdf.
  • Please make sure you have the letter of recommendation saved in one of the following acceptable file types: .doc, .docx, .pdf
  • You will not be able to save and come back to this form.

Contact - Ann Rottersman, Director of Student Programs,

Scholarships & Grants
Your Information
Format: xxx xxx-xxxx
Information about the Student you are Recommending

Before uploading your recommendation, please ensure it is saved as follows using the student's name:
#: student-last-name_#_recommendation.ext, with the ext being one of the following acceptable file types: .doc, .docx, .pdf.

After uploading the file, be certain to select "Submit" below.

Files must be less than 2 MB.
Allowed file types: pdf doc docx.