In your letter, you also need to ensure that you thank the educational establishment or organization in advance for considering your application, and you should tell them they you will happily send them more information if they require it. This makes you appear confident and sure that you’re a good and eligible applicant.
Most of the colleges that you get in touch with and other organizations will expect scholarship requests to come from the students, but if you require your parent or guardian to send it instead for whatever reason, then this is perfectly acceptable. You should next ensure that within your letter, you are completely within the guidelines that they set out before allowing you to send you the letter, and you should make sure that you meet deadlines as far in advance as is possible for you.
As well as remaining confident, you must ensure that you’re perfectly polite and write in perfect English. This means that they will be happier to look over your application a couple of times, and really consider you for what you are applying for. Stressing your capabilities is incredibly important in the letter, too.