College Academic Recommendation Form

College Academic Recommendation Form 2022

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College Academic Recommendation Form

Deadline: May 5, 2022

Thank you for helping this student apply to the Phillips Scholarship, which offers renewable, four-year college scholarships to students with financial need who display academic achievement, a commitment to serving others, a strong work ethic, leadership qualities, and grit when faced with hardship. We are looking for recommenders to address these topics through their letters of recommendation and/or short responses.

This form is for college professors, teaching assistants or academic advisors, who may answer the questions below and/or write a letter of recommendation that addresses these topics. Please note that you must respond to every field, even if it is to type in "Covered in my letter" or "No response."  

The deadline to submit this form is May 5, 2022.  

We strongly recommend that you complete the recommendation form in one sitting. Please plan to work on this recommendation when you will have enough time to complete it. If you need to save and return to complete the form later, please follow these steps. 
  • Click on the box at the top of the page "Save my progress and resume later." You will be asked for your email and a password. Please be sure to write both of them down, especially if you have multiple email addresses. Close the browser window.
  • Check for an email from "Form Notification" that contains the link you will use to go back to your form to finish it.
  • When you are ready to complete your recommendation, click on the link in the email from "Form Notification," enter your credentials, and continue your work. 

The student has waived his/her/their right to see all information submitted by recommenders. If you have additional comments or concerns, please call the Scholarship Office, 978-744-2111.

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Letter of Recommendation
Please type into this box a letter of recommendation for the student. You may also copy and paste a letter into this space if you have already written one. You may include answers to the questions below in your letter or answer them separately. If you would rather answer the questions below instead of writing a letter of recommendation, simply write "See my responses" in the box below and then write full responses in the fields that follow.

Comment Areas

We are interested in your feedback to the following questions. If you have covered a topic in your letter, please write "Covered in my letter" in the field, or if a question is not relevant, please write "No response." Fields cannot remain blank. 

College Recommender Signature

You will know that your materials have been successfully submitted when the "Reference completed successfully?" field on your Students to Recommend page says "Complete." Additionally, you will receive a confirmation email that will also offer you the opportunity to provide us with feedback about the recommendation process via a link in that email. Thank you very much for your time.

If you have any questions, please email or call 978-744-2111.