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Help Me Fund My Bachelor's Study
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  • Aradhana

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    Aradhana
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    Aradhana Elizabeth Ratnam

    from New Delhi

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Hello. My name is Aradhana, and I've been granted admission in ArtEZ, an art school in the Netherlands.

In order to be able to pay my tuition fee in time I need your help.

I've loved to paint, draw and make things with my hands for as long as I can remember. It gives me a great sense of fulfillment and joy to create art.

As with most cases, a big part of growing up and entering the real world meant giving up interests in order to sustain my family financially. So, I took to studying economics in Delhi University.  Being in an intensive course, I was unable to do anything besides college work for the next few years, which took a toll on me. Because of constant worry about a financially secure future I had to give up offers from art and design schools that I kept applying to year after year, hoping for some respite.

In 2014, I was granted admission in School of the Art Institute of Chicago, USA.

In 2015 and 2016, both, I was granted admission in NIFT, India.

In 2017, I was granted admission in Florence Institute of Design International, Italy.

Despite my family's support, I could not take up these admission offers due to lack of finances.

This year, after being denied several loans due to insufficient savings, income and lack of assets, I decided to start this campaign to receive help in raising funds for this course.

To pursue this 4-year long course, my tuition fee for the first year is round-about 8600€ and then 11000€ for the next 3 years i.e. 41600€ , which equals to 36,53,167.45 INR approximately. On top of that, I have to show the immigration office that I have 11000€ in my bank account every year for living expenses, after paying my fee, as financial guarantee.

With this campaign I hope to cover at least my tuition fee of 36 lakh. I plan to work alongside my studies in order to cover up my living expenses, which will be another additional 35-40 lakh.


Thank you for your kindness in helping me in my journey.

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