This letter requests further information about the reasons you were denied financial aid.
1234, Main Street
Boston, MA 02123
04 April, 2005
<Recipient Address Goes Here>
<time you sent application> I mailed you my application and all other pertinent information needed to be considered as a candidate for financial aid from the <program name>. <notice date> I received a letter notifying me that while I was considered an excellent candidate for aid, I was not chosen to receive any financial aid. I would like to know the reasons I was not selected.
<reasons I think these factors made me worthy of receiving assistance from the <program name>.
I think I am entitled to additional information on why I was not chosen. Please contact me at your earliest convenience to discuss the matter. Thank you, and I look forward to hearing from you.
encl: <List of enclosed items goes here>