Sample Letter of Endorsement for Students Who Will Receive 100%
The sponsor’s letter of endorsement should be submitted in hard copy on official
company letterhead, signed by the applicant’s authorizing supervisor.
Executive Master’s in Technology Management (EMTM)
114 Towne Building
220 S. 33
Philadelphia, PA 19104-6391
To the EMTM Admissions Committee:
I am writing on behalf of [company] to endorse the application of [employee applicant name] to
the University of Pennsylvania’s Executive Master’s in Technology Management (EMTM)
[Employee] is currently employed as [position], and I am [reporting relationship to the applicant
or executive title in the organization].
We understand that:
EMTM is a University of Pennsylvania MSE degree program offered by Penn
Classes are held on-campus in Philadelphia on Fridays and Saturdays of alternate
weekends during an academic year that extends from September to May.
In the first year, there is a 4-day required orientation session August 17-20, prior to the
beginning of classes.
Completion of the degree requires two years for students attending full-time (Fridays and
Participation in this program requires a commitment of time to attend all classes, exams
and required program events, as well as to complete preparatory readings, assignments
and team projects between classes.
We endorse [employee’s ] application, and agree that [he/she] will be able to attend the program
orientation in late August as well as classes and exam weekends on Fridays and Saturdays
throughout the EMTM academic calendar for the period required to complete [his/her] degree.
Regarding financial support, [indicate level of financial support the organization will provide, as
If there are any follow-up questions, I can be reached at: [phone number]
[signature, plus name and title of sponsoring supervisor or executive]