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.


Affirmative Closure:

Reiterate candidate recommendation and include your contact information.




Referee’s Name