Please use this an EXAMPLE of how to frame your statement of appeal incorporating the two
required questions (see paragraphs 2 & 3). The statement and your supporting documents
are the only documents you have to state your case for appeal.
Date . . . .
Office of Financial Aid
Prince George’s Community College
301 Largo Road
Largo, Maryland 20774
Dear Financial Aid Appeals Committee:
My name is ......................, and I have been a student here at the college since...................Throughout
this time, I have faced a number of challenges in meeting my own goals for success as a student.
However, over the last few months things in my life have improved significantly to allow me to position
myself to again become a successful student here at the college. (In this paragraph, explain who you
are to the committee. Be concise, but thorough. This is your opportunity to introduce and set the
tone for the rest of the letter.)
There were two major issues that impacted my abil