Recommendation letters are almost always required as part of the fellowship program or college application process. It is a good idea to get at least one recommendation from someone who is familiar with your academic performance. This person can speak about your desire to learn, your ability to pick things up quickly, your achievements, or anything else that shows you are serious about your education.
Consider the most influential people you know: Teachers, Supervisors or Colleagues
Then, send them these 7 essential pieces:
The sample shows how a recommendation letter should be formatted and demonstrates one of the ways a letter writer can play up an applicant's skills.