Writing resources for staff, faculty and student groups
Academic reference letter guide
Academic reference letters may be required by a student if they're applying for an award, academic program, job or other related opportunities.
If you've received a request for an academic reference letter, you can review this guide for writing academic reference letters.
Writing scholarship references
Students applying for competitive scholarships are usually required to include letters of reference with their applications. If you've been asked to write a reference letter for a student, you should be aware of your responsibilities.
Check out this guide for writing scholarship references from the Faculty of Graduate Studies.
Request a writing workshop
UCalgary staff, faculty and student groups can submit a request for a custom workshop using the form below.
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