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Sponsor: Building Leaders for Advancing Science and Technology

Program: Building Leaders for Advancing Science and Technology

Thank you for agreeing to write a letter of recommendation on behalf of Jane Doe who is applying to the Building Leaders for Advancing Science and Technology program.

We are looking for students with at least a C+ average that you have observed display an interest, or a passion for a science, technology, engineering, or math (STEM) subject/topic, but maybe do not have the confidence to apply for a program such as BLAST, or students who you think may be curious about STEM or possess latent STEM skills. We are asking that you comment on the student’s academic performance, classroom behaviors, and his or her “hidden potential”. In addition to the letter of recommendation, please provide a candid evaluation of the student’s abilities using the following table.
Applicant Information
Name:Jane Doe
e-mail:jane.doe@nonexistantbox.com
School:
Virginia Space Grant Consortium will not share any aspects of the recommendation submitted by the recommender with the applicant.
Recommendation
How long have you known this applicant?
In what capacity have you known this student?
Student Qualities Best I Know Top 10% Top 25% Average Below Average Unable to Judge
Academic Ability
Academic Achievement
Interest in STEM (Science, Technology, Engineering, and/or Math) opportunities and disciplines
Intellectual Creativity
Problem-Solving Capacity
Analytical-Thinking Ability
Ability to Work Alone
Ability to Work with Others
Participation in Discussion
Written Expression of Ideas
Seeks Help When Needed
Efficient in Completing Projects

Multiple Intelligences Verbal/ Linguistic Logical/ Mathematical Visual/ Spatial Musical Inter (others) - personal Intra (self) - personal Bodily-Kinesthetic Naturalistic
Check the 2 greatest strengths which you perceive student's to possess.
Please answer the following questions below: (limited to no more than 250 words)

Briefly describe your overall impression of this student.

How will the student's participation in BLAST benefit the student?

Reference Information
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Certification
I certify that I am the person represented in this letter of recommendation and that all the information contained herein is complete and true.

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