USTA Foundation

Recommendation Form

To the Recommender:   The student providing this form has requested that you write a letter of recommendation on behalf of his/her application to a USTA Foundation Scholarship. Please complete the information below no later than Wednesday, May 15th, 2024.

Letters of recommendation are a critical component of the review process for the scholarship applicants. If you feel you do not know the applicant well enough to write about his/her attributes and accomplishments in a helpful manner, it may serve the student best to decline the request and suggest he or she ask someone else who knows him/her better. To the extent you can include specifics on any of the areas listed below, it will help the review committee evaluate the student’s eligibility. 

Relationship with the Applicant
  • Length of Time Known
  • Depth of Knowledge about the Applicant 
Academic Competencies
  • Desire to Learn and Intellectual Curiosity
  • Distinctive Contributions to an Academic Enterprise
  • Presentation Skills—Written and Oral
  • Research Competencies
  • Overall Academic Excellence and Ability 
Non-Academic Competencies
  • Integrity and Ethics
  • Reliability and Dependability
  • Service Orientation
  • Social and Interpersonal Skills
  • Teamwork
  • Capacity for Improvement
  • Resilience and Adaptability
  • Cultural Competence
  • Oral Communication 

If you have any questions, please contact .

Please input the student's application ID #. Please ask your student to provide you the application ID # or use the format as follows:

First Initial of First Name + First Initial of Last Name + Birth Month(MM) + Birth Day(DD)

Example-  Name: John Doe , Birthday: April 15th = JD0415