Career Launching Project

Personal Letter

Dear …

The renowned school, __(Name of School)__, has produced many graduates who have been quite successful in __(briefly describe what they are successful in - example: making independent award-winning films)__ __(worldwide/in Name of country/etc.)__. Some of these graduates have gone on to __(briefly give examples of successes - example: to making well-known films such as “Names of well-known films.”)__. I have no doubt that I will soon be counted among those with such successes.

Please allow me to introduce myself. My name is, __(name)__, a recent graduate from __(Name of School)__. It is my intent to __(briefly describe what you intend to do – example: to write, direct and edit an independent film which will be submitted for consideration in film festivals around the world)__. I strongly believe that I have what it takes to be a successful with this __(type of project – example: film)__ because of my excellent abilities, which are attested to by the enclosed letters of recommendation from my instructors.

The reason for my letter to you today is to ask for your financial support in the __(production/building/etc.)__ of my upcoming project. This new __(type of project)__ will help me launch into the __(type of)__ industry. I do, however, need help to cover the __(type of cost)__ costs of this __(type of project.)__ and will offer acknowledgement to all sponsors in the form of __(briefly describe how they will receive credit)__, exposing their name to a potential audience of __(number)__ people.

Thank you for your consideration of this request. Any amount of financial support will be helpful. I have enclosed samples of __(briefly describe what the samples are)__ to show you my __(type of)__ capabilities and look forward to hearing from you soon. I will remain hopeful of your decision.