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School of Graduate Studies

Academic Letter of Appraisal

Applicants: Send a link of the letter of appraisal form to your referee by email, and include your full name, date of birth, and Memorial student number (if known). Referees: Version 8 or higher of Adobe Reader is required to complete this form. Download the latest version at Save the form by (i) clicking on the diskette icon on the upper left side of the screen, (ii) ensure that that you are saving the file in PDF format and (iii) specify where you wish to save the file, e.g. Desktop. Complete the entire form and attach it in an e-mail to Do not type beyond allotted space. This form is confidential when complete.


Last name MUN# (if known) SECTION 2: REFEREE INFORMATION Mailing address

Middle name Date of birth (DD/MM/YYYY)

First name Academic unit

Name Title or rank (e.g. , Associate Professor) Institutional email address (e.g. , Phone number (e.g. , (709) 555-5555)

SECTION 3: REFEREE REPORT How long have you known the applicant, and in what capacity? What university courses have you taught the applicant?

Please rank the applicant using the scale below using students from the last five years as a comparison group. Top 5% Intellectual ability Background preparation Originality and initiative Industry and perseverance Interpersonal skills Ability to work independently Ability to communicate in English (oral) Ability to communicate in English (written) Top 10% Top 25% Top 50% Bottom 50% Inability to observe

This applicant is

for admission to graduate school.

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School of Graduate Studies

SECTION 4: LETTER OF REFERENCE Please use the space below to comment on the applicant's strengths and overall potential for completing a graduate degree at Memorial.


I certify that the information contained in this form is complete and correct to the best of my knowledge. I understand that the School of Graduate Studies will verify documents submitted in support of a graduate application, and that submission of falsified documents is considered a serious offence.

I have read and agree with the above declaration. Type full name Date (DD/MM/YYYY)

Please print a copy of this form for your records.

Memorial University protects your privacy and maintains the confidentiality of your personal information. The information requested in this form is collected under the general authority of the Memorial University Act (RSNL1990CHAPTERM-7). It is required for the processing of your application and for administrative purposes of the School of Graduate Studies. If you have any questions about the collection and use of this information, please contact the Graduate Enrolment Manager at 864-2445 or at SGS-09-01D Page 2 of 2