Motivation letter template for Master scholarship

University of [NAME]

School of [NAME]

Admission office

RE: [Name of the Call] Scholarship application

Dear Sirs, Madams,

First of all I would like to thank to [Name] Foundation of the [Name] University for running this program aimed to financially support prospective students. The moment when I have been accepted for Master program in [FIELD] was one of the happiest in my life, however due to lack of financial resources needed for studies abroad I feel at risk of missing this life opportunity. Therefore with this letter I would like hereby like to apply for the scholarship offered by [NAME] Foundation for Master students.

I have very strong academic background in [FIELD] and I have graduated with honors as one of the best students in Class. Master course at prestige University, like [NAME] University is, seemed like a logical step forward, both in terms of career prospects and personal development. Since my ultimate career goal is to work in research based groups in [SECTOR] to improve research and human resource capacities through training, this Master course seems like the best opportunity for myself.

Due to my limited financial resources I am not able to continue my studies abroad, Therefore,  I will be very grateful to be provided with scholarship to improve my education and incent my career prospects. Knowledge gained on the studies at University of [NAME] I plan to transfer to my home country, where I intend to build my professional career.

In that line, this scholarship opportunity I perceive as an extraordinary opportunity to interact with students and scholars from diverse professional and cultural backgrounds coming from around the World.  Moreover, I perceive networking as very important step for integration of different ideas and perspectives pertaining to diverse issues.

Last but not least, I would like to stress that I am fully determined to make the most out of this opportunity. I believe that being a student at University of [NAME] would not only empower my career development, but would give me the framework to utilize my full potentials. Nevertheless I feel that as a Masters student at your University, I can benefit from the numerous challenging career opportunities.

Once again I am grateful for considering my application and I look forward to a favorable response.


[Name Surname]



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