Application to the Principal of a college for free Studentship
……………………(name of the college)
Sub: Free studentship
I beg most respectfully to state that I am a student of First Year Honours in English in your college and at present, I am facing a lot of hardship in continuing my studies.
I come from a poor family. My father, who is the only earning member of our family, has been thrown out of work in the recent layoff in the factory. The pecuniary condition of our family has come to such a point that it has become almost impossible to make both ends meet. My tuition fees have already fallen in arrears for three months and I do not know how I shall pay them. At present, bearing my educational expenses is simply beyond my reach. In this connection, I would like to mention here that though I passed the H.S. Examination in the first division, I did not seek any concession in my tuition fees at the time of admission because I thought I would not require it. But now I need it badly.
Under such circumstances, I pray that you would be kind enough to grant me a full free-studentship and thus enable me to pursuit my studies. I sincerely trust that my prayer shall not go in vain.
I remain, Sir
Your most obedient pupil