Guide

10 Core Elements of an Effective Award Letter

How schools refer to their letters can vary – financial aid offer, award letter, grant letter, and financial aid package, are some common ones. Regardless of the term you use, designing a letter that communicates clearly what the aid offer entails is important for the family to understand their financial obligation for the coming school year.
 
In this guide, you’ll learn:
  • 10 core elements to include in award letters, as recommended in a task force report by the National Association of Student Financial Aid Administrators (NASFAA), the higher education organization representing financial aid professionals.  
  • Considerations for your letters and website to help families understand the types of aid offered and terminology used by your school.
  • Where you can go to find out more.

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SSS School Subscribers: This guide is available to download in the Content area of Resources in your School Portal.