Scholarship Thank You Letters

Why should I write a thank you letter?

Scholarships are made possible by thoughtful people giving generously to invest in the future of students like you. It is vitally important that you take time to say thank you for such a life-changing gift. Hearing from you is very meaningful to donors. It allows them to get a glimpse of how their gift has made a difference in the life of a student. Taking the time to say “thanks” is also an important part of being a leader. Regardless of your future career, developing the habit and art of expressing sincere thanks will contribute to your lifelong success. You were chosen from among many applicants to receive this scholarship because of your qualities and abilities. A well-written letter reflects favorably on you, on the University, and on the committee who selected you.

How to access the Thank You Letter Portal:

To access the information about your scholarship donor(s) and to complete the thank you letter:

  1. Log in to myMiami using your MUNet username and password.
  2. Select the “My Bill and Aid” tab.
  3. On the right side, under “My Financial Aid,” check for outstanding requirements.
  4. Select the “Scholarship Donor Thank You Letter” link.
  5. The Thank You Letter Portal will display with further instructions on how to complete the thank you letter.