I am writing a sort of proposal for a scholarship and I am thinking of how to write the final paragraph.
At the moment I have in mind that perhaps I should mention something along the lines of
I am appreciative of your program
The funding body is a bank, and therefore could afford not funding anyone's university fees). The problem is that everything I come up doesn't sound half as humble as it ought to (e.g. verbs 'acknowledge', 'recognise').
I don't think saying that I am 'grateful' works either since this would be the sort of thing you say once you have already been accepted/ asked to interview.