Administrative Policy Writing
Start by reading the memo from your supervisor. It will provide you
some background information about the applicant and supporting
documentation to determine whether he qualifies for the program.
Then review the application and regulations.
Prepare a business letter under the Councilís letterhead, which is
provided in the
The letter should thank the
applicant for applying and then explain
why he does not qualify.
Use the style of
be very explicit about what the
facts of his situation are, what the regulations say, and why his
situation doesnít meet the
Remember, the applicant might fail on several different grounds.
Cover all of
them in your letter.
But donít write about the criteria he