Scholarship Award Thank You Letters

How to say thank you for a scholarship: Create a personalized letterhead by typing your full name, mailing address, and your phone number at the top of page. Set the stage by stating the date, the donor’s name (or organization), the name of the scholarship or award, and the donor’s full address. Start your letter with a formal salutation along with the appropriate prefix and suffix and the person’s name (example: Dear Mr. Johnson). Do not use the person’s first name, only their last name. Include the name of the scholarship you received but do not include the dollar amount. In the body of your thank you letter express your gratitude for being selected to receive the scholarship and how their generous gift will impact your life as a student and your future goals. Following your signature be sure to include your typed or printed name.

Scholarship Thank You Letter Wording Examples

Thank You for the Scholarship

Dear _______________,

Thank you so much for selecting me as the recipient of your prestigious ________________ scholarship award. I feel very lucky and blessed to have been chosen by you for this great honor. I’d like you to know that I take my education very seriously. After graduating I look forward to using my skills to help at risk youth transition successfully into adulthood, and help homeless families get back on their feet. I was raised in an extremely cash-strapped middle-class family. Although my parents have always emotionally supported my college dreams they cannot help me pay for college. Because of your generosity my heavy financial load has been lightened. Thank you again for this incredible gift. My heart is filled with gratitude.

Sincerely,

(YOUR NAME HERE)


Scholarship Award Thank You Letter

Dear _______________,

I’d like to express my sincere gratitude and appreciation for having been chosen to receive your _______________ scholarship. Without financial assistance I could not achieve my dream of attending a 4-year university straight out of high school. In college I will be majoring in Environmental Engineering. After graduation I plan to attend law school. My goal is to ensure I am adequately prepared to work for an organization that advocates for social justice. I want to help both the community and state in which I live. Thank you so much for believing in me and my potential to succeed.

Sincerely,

(YOUR NAME HERE)

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Scholarship Award Thank You Letters