Recommendation Letter Guidelines
SHMU Applicants should submit a Recommendation Letter which is written by a former employer, college, client, teacher or someone who can speak positively about you. The recommendation letter should address to SHMU Admission Committee
Dear Admissions Committee, / Dear Director of Admissions, / Dear Admissions Department,
Opening and aim of the letter:
Recommend the candidate by expressions such as “It is a great pleasure to recommend [name of candidate]”
for admission to the [program] at Shahroud University of Medical Sciences (SHMU).
Self-Introduction and the Type and Length of Acquaintance with the Candidate:
As his/her [employer/professor/ teacher], I have known [name of candidate] for the past [number of months/years].
Cover Candidate’s Qualifications:
List all candidate’s academic and extracurricular activities, as well as key traits (examples: commitment, team work,
perseverance, language and computer programming skills) that have made them outstanding.
Reiterate candidate recommendation and include your contact information.