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Letters of Recommendation

Letters of recommendation are an important part of the external funding application process. If you are requesting or writing a letter of recommendation, consult these resources:

  • Requesting Letters of Recommendation
  • Writing Letters of Recommendation

Requesting Letters of Recommendation

Requesting letters of recommendation can be stressful for many students. This webinar provide tips and best practices for requesting letters of recommendation for funding and employment applications.

Writing Letters of Recommendation

Writing letters of recommendation can help your students, Texas State, and your own career trajectory. This PowerPoint and video-recorded presentation on Supporting Graduate Students for External Fellowships, Awards, and the Academic Job Market provide tips on streamlining the process, crafting effective messages, and formatting. The workshop was presented by Dr. Andrea Hilkovitz, External Funding Coordinator, and Dr. Andrea Golato, Graduate Dean.

Video coming soon!