An application letter to study in a foreign university should include the reasons why are you interested in pursuing to study a specific field in that university.
You have to mention your traits, qualities, goals, educational b
ackground, achievements, and extra curricular activities.
You should focus on explaining why are you interested to study in the said university and other information that will show that you are a good fit for the school.
Here’s a sample letter to serve as your guide in writing an application letter.
December 10, 2010
Dr. John Done
Graduate School of Business
Dear Dr. Done,
I am an Economics graduate of Aquinas University in the California. The university is known to produce top tier graduates with excellent academic records plus a well-rounded person.
I have this burning ambition to widen my horizons through higher studies. I want to be an instrument to help the business economy. I strongly believe that through the Master in Business Administration program of Lincoln University, I can enhance and hone my knowledge thoroughly. It will open my eyes to the global setting of business economy. It will help me prepare as well to be a leader and mentor.
Allow me to briefly give you some information about myself. I have a passion for reading educational magazines, management books, and journals. Among my academic strengths include Algebra, Statistics, Accounting, Finance, Marketing and Management.
I also held the position as the Student Council President of our college. Some of my key achievements as President are: the tutoring program, relief operations to victims of different calamities and initiated the talks regarding adding additional study areas.
I am hopeful for the opportunity to become part of your prestigious university. Given the premier curriculum, competent and high caliber faculty and state-of-the art classroom and facilities, it will help me attain my goals and plans.
I look forward to hear a favorable response regarding my application for the Master in Business Administration program of Lincoln University.
Applicant for Graduate School