Hardship Letter Examples

   Merit Aid Increase Appeal Letter

Dear {Financial Aid Director}:

I was thrilled to be notified of my acceptance to {College Name}. I am so grateful for the opportunity to attend your university and pursue my dream of {major/career}.

Unfortunately, the merit aid offered, though generous, is not sufficient to bridge the gap between the cost of attendance and what my family is able to pay. I would like to appeal for an increase to my financial aid package.

I'm enclosing my most recent report card.

{College Name} is my top choice school, and there's nothing I look forward to more than the chance to learn alongside likeminded students.

Thank you so much for your time and consideration as you consider adjusting my award.

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