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Scholarship Application Acknowledgement Cover Letter

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Sample Scholarship Application Acknowledgement Cover Letter

Scholarship Cover Letters

An application acknowledgement letter is a cover letter sent to an applicant as an acknowledgement that you have received their scholarship application.

When applicants are sending you the applications for scholarships programs, they are always little bit tensed to know about the result. Sometimes, they will keep calling your organization to know if you have received the application or to know when the acceptance letters are going to be sent out. To avoid this cumbersome experience, it is convenient to send the applicants an acknowledgement letter as soon as you receive them.

At times, when the number of applicants is very large, you can also email the application acknowledgement letter. It will save you from the many spam mails and letters that you will keep on receiving otherwise. Besides, by taking this step yourself, you are creating a good impression in the minds of the public. It will be also be convenient for you and the applicants, if you mention the approximate time of releasing of the selected list of students. You can also mention any follow-up and other measures that the applicant is supposed to take.

If you are new to the procedures of scholarship applications, do not worry. We have some pointers you need to keep in mind while sending out these acknowledgement letters:

  • Always approve the draft from experienced professional before finalizing
  • Check for typographical errors, spelling and grammatical mistakes
  • Proofread the document several times before finalizing
  • Use the original letterheads of your company
  • You can add any data that you want the students to know before they are intimated about the results
  • Never make mistakes in the title and name of the applicants as it creates a bad impression.

We have a few samples of acknowledgement letters for scholarship application for you to view and refer:

Application Acknowledgement Cover Letter

Betty Neels,
Griffin road, Boston,
Carlisle, MA 01741,
(777)-577 7000.

Date: October 1, 2008.

Dear Ms Neels,

This is to inform you that we have received your application for the grant of P.R. Watson Scholarship for the academic year of 2008-2009. We look forward to reviewing your application and profile. We wish you the very best luck and hope you are selected for the scholarship.

In the meanwhile, it would be good for you if you start preparing for the secondary test that is scheduled on 1st December, 2008. You will have to go through this test only if selected for the preliminary list. While we are going through the selection procedure, we request you not to contact us unless there is something of great importance. The preliminary list will be out by 15 November 2008. If selected, we will intimate you by mail, and you will receive a hard copy of the invitation for the secondary test as well.

You can check our website for the selected list and other related information. As we are receiving many applications, we will try to send a mail to unselected candidates. It might be possible that you will not be notified, if not selected. Therefore, kindly keep checking our website for updates.

Thank you for your interest and for applying to P.R. Watson Scholarship Trust. We wish you the very best for all your future endeavors.


Megan Ryan,
P.R. Watson Scholarship Trust,
584,Cooke Avenue,
Albuquerque, NM.
(505)-262 2811.


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