For Institute use only Application No. ____________________ Two letters of Recommendation are required. At least one of these must be completed by a university faculty member. Each form must be completed and signed by the referee himself/herself otherwise, the recommendation will not be considered.
Form 2: Letter of Recommendation This part is to be completed by applicant Country: ___________________ Mr./Mrs./Miss ________________________________________________________________________________ First Middle Last Please tick the order in which you want your name to appear on all AIT documents: [ ] First, Middle, Last [ ] Last, Middle, First School and Field of Study at AIT _________________________________________________________________ ________________ __________________________________________________________________________________________________________________
Program of study at AIT:
TO THE PERSON EVALUATING THE APPLICANT The person whose name appears above is applying for admission to the Asian Institute of Technology. In processing the application, AIT places great emphasis on comments given by the applicant’s referees. AIT requires your submission of this completed Letter of Recommendation Form as part of our appraisal of the above-named applicant. The Institute realizes that considerable time and effort are needed to respond to this request. Your assistance is therefore greatly appreciated.
This part is to be completed by the person signing this Letter of Recommendation Form. Name ______________________________________________________________________________________ Position/ Designation __________________________________________________________________________ Organization ________________________________________________________________________________ Address ____________________________________________________________________________________ How long have you known the applicant? ______________________ years _________________ months How have you known the applicant?
other capacity (please specify) ___________________________________________
How have you known the applicant? (as his/her) head of division/dept./school
teacher in several classes
teacher in one class only
immediate superior in firm
other capacity (please specify) _______________________________
research supervisor How often have you observed the applicant? Daily at work at school socially
Do you expect this candidate to seek employment in the service of his/her home country and countrymen following completion of the studies at AIT? Please explain. __________________________________________________________________________________________________________________ __________________________________________________________________________________________________________________ __________________________________________________________________________________________________________________
Do you believe this applicant is in good health, emotionally mature and would be able to cope being away from his/her home and family for twenty months or more? Please explain. __________________________________________________________________________________________________________________
Do you believe graduate study is an appropriate option for the applicant at this time? Please explain. __________________________________________________________________________________________________________________ __________________________________________________________________________________________________________________ __________________________________________________________________________________________________________________
In comparison with other graduate school candidates whom you have known, how would you rate the applicant with respect to the following qualities? Outstanding
Limited opportunity to observe
Intellectual ability Maturity English comprehension Undergraduate performance Academic promise What is your candid opinion of the applicant’s potential to complete the program applied for, considering his/her : (a) intellectual capacity, promise of productive scholarship, and ability to carry out research; (b) relative standing among contemporary graduates; (c) ability to pursue higher education for which the medium of instruction is English; and (d) practical experience, if any, in the preferred field of study? ___________________________________________________________________________________________ ___________________________________________________________________________________________ ___________________________________________________________________________________________ If the applicant has applied for AIT financial aid, which is awarded competitively, please cite outstanding qualities concerning his/her (a) scholastic performance, (b) leadership, (c) personality, (d) potential to contribute to the further development of his/her country and/or the region. ___________________________________________________________________________________________ ___________________________________________________________________________________________ ___________________________________________________________________________________________ Based on the above, do you recommend the applicant for admission to the Asian Institute of Technology? Yes
If yes, do you recommend the applicant Strongly
With some reservation
Signature ______________________________________________ Date ________________ If you need to mail, please address to: Postal Address: Admissions and Scholarships Unit Asian Institute of Technology P.O. Box 4, Klong Luang Pathumthani 12120, THAILAND
Street Address: Admissions and Scholarships Unit Asian Institute of Technology 58 Moo 9, Km. 42, Paholyothin Highway Klong Luang, Pathumthani 12120 THAILAND