Sample Thank You Letter

 

 

Please use the following sample as a guide, do not copy and paste this sample.

 

Dear Scholarship Sponsor,

First paragraph: State the purpose of your letter.
I am writing to thank you for your generous $500 [Name of scholarship] scholarship. I was very happy and appreciative to learn that I was selected as a recipient of your scholarship.

Second paragraph: Share a little about yourself and indicate why the scholarship is important.
I am a Biology major with an emphasis in physiology and anatomy. I plan to pursue a career in pharmacy upon graduating from St. Petersburg College. I am currently a junior and will graduate in May 2018. After graduation, I plan to attend the University of South Florida to earn a PhD in Pharmacy. Thanks to you, I am one step closer to that goal.

Third paragraph: Thank the donor again and make a commitment to do well with their
investment.
By awarding me the [Name of scholarship], you have lightened my financial burden. This allows me to focus more on the most important aspect of school, learning. Your generosity has inspired me to help others and give back to the community. I hope one day I will be able to help students achieve their goals just as you have helped me.

Sincerely,
[Your name here]