Please take a moment to share how scholarship support has made a difference in your life!

Tips for Sharing Your Scholarship Impact

Thank a Donor

  • Enter your UConn PeopleSoft or Student ID. This information is for record keeping and will not be shared as part of your letter. If you do not know your ID please enter N/A
  • Enter the name of the scholarship you received if you know what it is. It is ok if the name is not exact. If you do not know the name of your scholarship please enter N/A
  • Enter the year you plan to graduate from UConn.
  • Enter your hometown, state, and country (if not from the United States). Please enter in the format of "Hometown, State/Country"
  • Enter your major and minor if you have one. You may also indicate if you are a double major.
  • Enter an email address we can use to contact you if we have any questions about your letter.
  • Below are a few questions to help you share the difference scholarship support has made on your life and UConn experience. These are merely guides to get you thinking. What’s important is that your note is authentic to your voice and experience. We ask that your entire note be a minimum of 200 words in length.

    • Introduce yourself. State the purpose of the letter and the scholarship(s) by name.
    • What does scholarship support mean to you and your family?
    • What opportunities has it allowed you to take advantage of?
    • Why did you select your area of study? How does it fit in to your future plans and career goals?
    • What professor/course has had the most impact on you?
    • Describe any internship, research project, or work experience opportunities you've been involved in or hope to participate in.
    • What student organizations, sports, and/or community service have you been involved in or hope to participate in?
    • What do you love most about UConn?

    If you would prefer to take your time writing your letter, you can use a separate program and copy/paste your finished message into the box below.
  • We encourage you to submit a photo to add personalization to your message. To ensure the best possible photo print quality, we recommend a color photo in .jpg file format (300 dpi resolution), with an uncluttered background. If you do not have photo editing software, we recommend the free online photo editing tool
    Max. file size: 50 MB.


Rachel Griffin
Assistant Director of Stewardship