Letter of Recommendation for Student Application

Last Updated: April 27, 2024

Letter of Recommendation for Student Application

[Teacher’s Name]
[Teacher’s Position, e.g., Senior Math Teacher]
[School Name]
[School Address]
[City, State, Zip Code]
[Teacher’s Email]
[Teacher’s Phone Number]




[Recipient’s Name]
[Recipient’s Position, e.g., Admissions Director]
[Institution’s Name]
[Institution’s Address]
[City, State, Zip Code]


Dear [Recipient’s Name],


I am writing to wholeheartedly recommend [Student’s Name] for [specific program or opportunity, e.g., your university’s engineering program]. As a [subject] teacher at [School Name] for [number of years teaching], I have had the pleasure of teaching and observing [Student’s Name] in my [specific class, e.g., Advanced Algebra] class during his/her [student’s year, e.g., junior year].


[Student’s Name] stands out as one of the most exceptional students I have encountered in my teaching career. His/her intellectual curiosity, commitment to learning, and ability to grasp complex concepts quickly are genuinely remarkable. [He/She] consistently demonstrates a deep understanding of the subject matter and often engages in thoughtful discussions, enhancing the learning experience for peers.


Beyond [his/her] academic prowess, [Student’s Name] exhibits outstanding personal qualities that are equally impressive. [He/She] is a natural leader, often taking the initiative in group projects and inspiring his/her classmates to perform at their best. [His/Her] compassion and empathy are evident in [his/her] interactions, making [him/her] a respected and well-liked member of our school community.


[Include a specific example or anecdote that highlights the student’s abilities or character. E.g., “In a challenging group project, [Student’s Name] demonstrated exceptional leadership by…”]


[Student’s Name]’s dedication extends beyond the classroom. [He/She] is actively involved in [list extracurricular activities], where [he/she] has shown the same level of enthusiasm and excellence. These activities have allowed [him/her] to develop [mention specific skills or qualities, e.g., strong teamwork and communication skills].


I am confident that [Student’s Name] will bring the same level of dedication, intelligence, and enthusiasm to your [program/institution] as [he/she] has shown at [School Name]. [He/She] has my highest recommendation, and I am excited to see the contributions [he/she] will undoubtedly make at your esteemed institution.


Please do not hesitate to contact me if you require any further information or insights into [Student’s Name]’s achievements and character. I am eager to provide any assistance that could support [his/her] application.


Thank you for considering this recommendation.



[Teacher’s Handwritten Signature (if sending a hard copy)]


[Teacher’s Name]
[Teacher’s Position]
[School Name]
[Contact Information]

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