Request for a Letter of Recommendation

Request for a Letter of Recommendation

Subject: Request for a Letter of Recommendation

Dear [Recipient’s Name],

I hope this message finds you well. I am writing to request your support in writing a letter of recommendation for me as I pursue [specific goal or opportunity, e.g., admission to a graduate program, job application, scholarship application, etc.].

Having had the privilege of working/studying under your guidance in [mention the specific context, e.g., a particular course, project, job position] over the past [duration], I believe your insights into my abilities, work ethic, and dedication would provide a comprehensive and compelling perspective on my qualifications.

During our time together, I have had the opportunity to [highlight specific achievements, projects, or experiences you shared with the recommender]. These experiences have not only contributed significantly to my personal and professional growth but have also instilled in me a deep appreciation for [mention any specific skills or qualities relevant to the recommendation].

I am particularly drawn to [name of the program, position, or opportunity] because [provide a brief explanation of why you are interested and how it aligns with your goals and aspirations]. Your endorsement would undoubtedly carry significant weight, given your in-depth knowledge of my capabilities.

If you are willing to write a letter of recommendation on my behalf, I will ensure you receive all the necessary details promptly. This may include my resume, a summary of my achievements under your supervision, and any specific points you may wish to highlight.

I understand that your time is valuable, and I genuinely appreciate your consideration of my request. Please let me know if you require any additional information or if there are any specific guidelines you would like me to follow in preparing the materials.

Thank you so much for your time and support. I am confident that your recommendation will greatly enhance my chances in securing [the opportunity].


[Your Full Name]
[Your Contact Information]
[Any additional contact details, if needed]

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