Letters of recommendation are an important part of any scholarship application, and are essential to students’ success. Contact the Undergraduate Academic Awards office with general questions or for specific advice.
Writing Center Workshop: Letters of Recommendation
Learn how to write effective and honest recommendation letters for students.
Effective Recommendation Letters for UK-Ireland Scholarships
Tips from the members of the UW-Madison campus nominating committee for the Rhodes, Marshall and Mitchell Scholarships, and Writing Center Director Brad Hughes.
- Chapter 1, “Ethical Issues when Writing Letters of Recommendation“
- Chapter 6, “Writing Recommendation Letters for Students Seeking National Scholarships.” Includes sample letters of recommendation for each scholarship.