Study Abroad Summer 2016

To whom it may concern,

 My name is Dwayne Peterkin II. I am preparing to enter my junior year at Wake Forest University in Winston-Salem, North Carolina. I intend on majoring in Communications with a minor in Anthropology. After graduation I have set my sights on establishing a career within in the intelligence community. This encompasses agencies such as the CIA, FBI, and others that aid in maintaining the security of our country. I have also given heavy consideration into developing a career in the field of public relations and marketing. During these undergraduate years I desire to take advantage of the various offerings available at the university. Among these offerings is the opportunity to study abroad. I would ideally like to study abroad during the summer of 2016. This is the reason I am contacting you today.

Before delving to deeply into that matter I would like to give you some background information about myself. I was born to a single mother in the inner city of Baltimore, MD. In spite of having a relationship with my father, he has been absent in aiding my mother in financially supporting me. At the age of five I was offered the opportunity to attend a private school, and continued private education for the entirety of my academic career. My mother began to make sacrifices to pay my tuition and allow me to receive the best education possible so that I could succeed in life. This decision set me on the path to where I am today.

Among the opportunities afforded to me the most prominent was being able travel to Hawaii and participate in the Student Global Leadership Institute. This program selects a group of students from each school connected with the program. Those chosen come from various countries and are placed in an environment where they learn about and attempt to solve global issues. At the end of the program each school makes a plan and gives a presentation about a project they plan to institute the following academic year at their respective school. The selection process involved writing an essay and also being interviewed by the headmaster of our school and the program liaison employed at our school. My application was submitted to be compared with those of many others in my class.  Finally after a period of a few weeks I was notified that I was accepted into the program. This experience helped shape my opinion of the world around me and allowed me to for friendships around the world with others who seek to make an impact on a global scale. It also furthered my desire to study abroad one day after meeting the other students from various countries across the world.

                I am contacting you in hopes of sparking your interest in making an investment in my future. As I stated previously I have gone through a process akin to the selection process for the university’s study abroad program. My aspiration to travel abroad is a very tangible goal. My mother has sacrificed quite a lot to get me to this point in my education and asking her to assist in gathering finances so that I can study abroad would be asking far too much. I have chosen to be proactive in my approach to the financial situation at hand. I have devised a plan to approach cover the expenses of this endeavor. However any donation is appreciated.

                                                Sincerely,

                                        Dwayne Peterkin II
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