[Your letterhead, if desired; if not, your return address]
[Date of letter-month, day, and year]
[Recipient's first and last names]
[Street or P.O. box address]
[City, State ZIP code]
Dear [recipient's name]:
Words cannot express how honored I am to have been awarded the Scott Walters Achievement Scholarship for the upcoming academic year. Thank you for providing this scholarship to me. It will go a long way toward helping me to realize my academic goals and dreams.
I will keep you updated on my progress throughout the year. Thank you again for this significant assistance.
[Sender's first and last names]