Sample scholarship application letters are available on the University of Florida website, Letters.org and CoverLettersAndResume.com. The applicant should send scholarship applications early as possible, making sure they don't arrive after the due date, sending them with a return receipt requested to ensure arrival, the University of Florida says.
When writing a scholarship letter, the applicant should explain why he's a good candidate for the scholarship, explains Top Universities. The applicant should outline his future goals and how he stands to benefit if awarded for the scholarship. The tone should be formal and have a clear and concise flow, and the applicant should check for spelling and other errors.