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Urgently in need of funds for continuing education!!!
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    Ayesha siddiqa

    from Chennai, Tamil Nadu

Your Urgent and immediate help needed to pay tuition fees for my Master’s course at the University of Waterloo. All it would cost is a movie ticket or a pair of slippers.

My name is Ayesha Siddiqa, and after an intense and highly vetted application process, I was fortunately able to receive a seat in University of Waterloo's much sought after and competitive MBET program (for the Fall 2021 term, the upcoming September). This program has only one intake a year and they are extremely selective about whom they take into consideration.
It is a bittersweet experience, as much as I am overjoyed to receive this opportunity, the tuition expenses are hard to cover. The program consists of three semesters and the tuition fees for each semester comes around to 12,10,512.87 INR.

Thankfully, my family and me are able to cover the tuition fees for just one of the semesters only, which means I still need to cover the fees for the other two semesters, which comes around to 24,21,025.74 INR. And this is where I would appreciate the urgent donation and help from YOU all.

My dream was actually to pursue a PhD in the subject of Quantum computing and a couple of years ago, one could find an opportunity to do this only in a couple of European countries. After applying at over 150+ places, I was heartbroken to know that I wasn't able to pursue at any of these places, simply cause I did not have finances to support this dream and eventually I had to let this go. And with support from everybody reading this, I hope that I don’t have to let this go this time too, just because of finances.

Growing up, I know and understand what difference education can make to an individual and by extension to her or his family.
Some of you might ask why I have decided to go for crowdfunding: -
•    Taking loans is out of the question, since I do not have any collaterals to present to the bank.
•    Though I got admitted into the program, I am simply not eligible for many of Waterloo's scholarships. I definitely did reach out to them for more scholarship opportunities, but sadly it didn't work out.
•    Salary: Most of my saved-up salary will go into my living expenses, but even then, I ll have to support myself via a job to cover the rest of living expenses when I will be living there (hopefully & potentially).
•    Family: As mentioned before, my family is able to support me, but just not fully.

Everybody reading this.  Each and every one of YOU who is reading this can donate and make a huge difference. Please consider donating generously.

Those who know me, would probably vouch for me by saying that I am an innovator and student at heart, who never gives up in the face of resilience. Life has given me another opportunity, another shot at education – and I just don't want to miss it this time around too.

A special shoutout to my friends for encouraging and pushing me to do this.

Please Donate and spread the word. A little help makes all the difference.

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