How to Write Motivation Letter for Scholarship Abroad
Motivation letter is a personal letter that you need to be you to give good impression to the selection committee or readers. The letter is not about how long you can write or how good your English ability is, but it is about how you can write a persuasive and strong letter about yourself.
Scholarship for Khmer team will tell you a few tips to write the motivation letter.
Initially, you should have clear ideas in your mind in term of your subject and your university, so that you could express yourself clearly in the letter. Moreover, understanding yourself well is also important in order to tell the reader about who you really are and how strong your potential is.
Additionally, you have to make your writing short and precise. Whenever you start your motivation letter, you should go straight to the point with a good hook. The thing is that there are many applications the committee need to go through, so they may not want to read a long and complicated writing. Therefore, you should try to keep your letter short, simple, and precise.
Lastly, proofreading is essential, which should be done carefully. You should give yourself a few days to review your letter in order to avoid any mistake. Also, you can ask other people to read your letter for feedbacks. Asking them to read may help you to improve your words and sentences used, flow of ideas, so on and so forth.
Article by Ty Kanha,
Information Officer, Scholarship for Khmer