Sample Correspondence to Graduate Schools

March 1, 200X

Sigmund V. Pavlov
7777 North 43rd St.
Terre Haute, IN 47800
(812) 555-1234

Graduate Admissions Committee
Psychology Department
St. Louis University
221 North Grand Boulevard
St. Louis, MO 63103

Dear Madam or Sir:

I am a junior psychology major at Indiana State University, and I am in the process of gathering information about graduate programs in health psychology. Would you please send me the following materials?

  1. Specific information concerning your health psychology program (e.g., faculty, special opportunities, and requirements for admission).
  2. An application for admission into your health psychology program.
  3. Information concerning assistantships, fellowships, and other forms of financial aid.
  4. Information about the availability and cost of graduate student housing.
  5. A graduate catalog from your institution.

Thank you, in advance, for your assistance. I am looking forward to learning more about your program!


Sigmund V. Pavlov

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