studying abroad crisis

My name is Jahi Harrison and I am a 20 year old junior theatre major at Prairie View A&M University. I am honored to have Suzanne Jennings as my acting teacher. She has taught me so much about the craft of acting and I really appreciate all of the opportunities that she has offered me. One of those opportunities includes going to France this summer to participate in an acting program at Berridge Conservatory. This is most definitely a once in a lifetime opportunity and I don't want to let it slip past me, but I haven't been able to come up with the funds for my tuition towards the conservatory and purchasing an airline ticket to France.

My parents were expecting to be able to get a loan, but they didn't qualify. I was able to raise the $500 deposit towards securing my spot, and I was lucky enough to receive a financial scholarship from the conservatory that took 70% off of the tuition, but there is still a balance of $1,508 left for me to pay off. An additional $1,200 would allow me to join the group in events in London and Paris. I also need a ticket to paris for about June 27th to the end of July. A donation of reward miles would be such enormous help. If you know how to help me with my ticket or mileage points, please tell Mrs. Jennings. otherwise i need to raise an additional $1200 - 1500... The deadline for me to pay my tuition is June 1st.

If you are able to help me with any of my finances, please find it in your heart to donate as much or as little as you possibly can towards my situation. You would definitely be contributing to furthering the enrichment of a young artist who wants to study overseas in order to better himself as an artist and a young man trying to shape his future.

In honor of transparency, I want you all to know that Gofundme.com is a secure site and that it will charge me 8% of each donation to make sure your money is supporting my cause. Here is the link to my donation page: http://www.gofundme.com/8m97ac thank you for taking your time to read my story and thank you for even considering helping me.
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