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Sample Thank You Letter

Sample Thank You Letter Format

Below is an example of letter format when writing your thank you letter. Your letter will leave a lasting impression with the donor. Be sincere.

(Donor Name)

(Name of Scholarship)

(Donor Name),

I would like to take this opportunity to thank you for your generous gifts to the (Name of Scholarship).   As the recipient of that scholarship, I am grateful for the assistance the scholarship has provided. …..(Express how you felt when you first learned you were the scholarship recipient and/or express how the scholarship will benefit you and your family).

At WKU this fall, I am... (list your classification, your major, what your plans are for this academic year. You might also mention any extra-curricular activities in which you are involved.)

Again, thank you for making the (Name of Scholarship) possible.




(Your Name)


Don’t forget - You also have two options to send your information electronically:

1.  You may email your letter to

- OR -

2.  You may go online and put your information into our “Thank You Campaign” Scholarship Recipient Profile.


Upon completion, your information will be automatically sent to our office.

Thank you!

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 Last Modified 10/31/14