I am blessed to be 1 of 200 student developers, world wide, to have been awarded a $1,600 scholarship to attend The World Wide Developer Conference (WWDC)! This event is held in San Francisco from June 2-6th. While this is an incredible opportunity, the scholarship award covers only the event admission. At this point in time, I am not in a position in which I can afford flying, lodging, food, and a transportation for a week. This is why I ask for your generous support!
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Because I am less than 18 years of age, my mother will be traveling with me; however, I will be attending the actual conference alone.
The incurred costs are listed as such:
1. Tickets for the flight are $450 each ($900 total).
2. Public transportation in San Francisco will be $30 for the week
3. The room is $1,300 for all 5 nights (And it's not exactly living in the lap of luxury, lol)
4. One of the most important tasks ahead of me, is that of networking. With that being said, I am wanting to allocate $20 a day for lunch and coffee at the conference with other developers. ($140 total)
I want to thank you in advance for any help you may be able to provide! I very much appreciate any consideration, and even the smallest of donations will help me to attend this prestigious conference.
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