Letters of Recommendation

How to Request a Letter of Recommendation for Scholarships, Fellowships, Externships, Research Programs and Extracurricular Programs

Medical students may request a Letter of Recommendation for scholarships, fellowships, externships, research programs and extracurricular programs from the Student Affairs Deans: Angela Jackson, M.D., Associate Dean for Student Affairs, Kenneth Grundfast, M.D., Karen Symes, Ph.D., Daniel Chen, M.D., Robert Beazley, M.D., Arvin Garg, M.D., Megan Young, M.D., and Dean Paige Curran, M.A.

Please expect a 4 week turnaround time for your Letter of Recommendation to be completed. To request a letter:

  1. You must meet with or contact one of the Student Affairs Deans to review your request, and your Dean must agree to write the letter on your behalf.
  2. You must attach your CV to the request form.
  3. If you are submitting a proposal, please attach to the request form, as well as any program information that would be useful for your Dean.
  4. You must submit the form below:
    Letter of Recommendation Request Form

Questions? Please contact Susan Norris in the Office of Student Affairs, (617) 358-7471, norriss@bu.edu