Letters of Recommendation

Dr. Sandra Helmers had a passion for helping women and girls living with epilepsy as well as promoting girls entering the STEM fields. By writing a recommendation letter, you are also aiding their journey to higher education and a better life. Recommenders are requested to complete a Letter of Recommendation Cover Page (link below) and submit a hand signed Letter of Recommendation.

Academic/Professional* Letter: The writer should be involved in the applicant’s academic career (teacher, professor, tutor, guidance counselor, coach). The letter should speak to the applicant’s character and work ethic. How will this scholarship be helpful for furthering the applicant’s college or trade school education? *Professional Letters are acceptable if the woman has been out of school for 5 years+.

Medical Letter: The writer should be the applicant’s Primary Care Physician, Pediatrician, or Neurologist. The letter should speak to the applicant’s character and how epilepsy has affected her life. How will this scholarship be helpful for furthering the applicant’s college or trade school education?

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