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Writing a Thank You Letter|Student Financial Aid

Congratulations on your Scholarship award!

Guidelines for Writing Thank You Letters

We strongly encourage your letter to be hand written or typed and printed on a quality piece of stationery, typed in a font style that is easily read using a font size of 10 – 12.

Thank you cards or small note cards are not acceptable.

Please include a formal salutation, such as:

*Dear Dr. and Mrs. Smith – For individuals

*Dear Pres. Smith – For Corporations and Companies

*Dear Scholarship Committee – For Foundations

Check List:

Write a 50 – 100 word personal thank you for their contribution and support. Share how this scholarship is making a difference in your life. Share information regarding your interests, activities, planned major, goals, etc.  You must reference the scholarship by name in the body of letter.

Do Not include your scholarship $ amount in the content of your Thank You Letter. Carefully proofread your letter and make sure there are no spelling or grammatical errors.

Hand or digitally sign your letter; make sure you include your UW e-mail at the bottom of the letter.

Enclose your letter and send to:

University of Wyoming
Student Financial Aid Office
Attention: Scholarships
Dept 3335 – 1000 E. University Ave
Laramie, WY  82071

Upon receipt, your Thank You letter(s) will be reviewed for appropriateness, grammar and spelling by Student Financial Aid, copied for the files, then sent to the UW Foundation Office for your donor(s) or contacts.

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