Help Jessica Get Her PhD

Thank you for dropping by my Go Fund Me page. Of all the things you could be doing, you're taking time out of your day to hear my story and hopefully donate.

It's been a while sing I was in school. In fact, after getting my Master's degree, I said I was done with school, but that did not ring true. My dad and I used to discuss his regrets of not finishing his Bachelor's degree. He used to talk to me about going as far in school as I could. And, I never really thought seriously about going past my Master's although that was his dream for me.

My father passed away in July, 2018. His loss devastated me. I felt as though I would never breathe again. Unbeknownst to me he had been sick with cancer for a long time. See, he never wanted me to worry. He always tried to protect me. Unfortunately, because I didn't know he was sick, I was not prepared for his death, which seemed sudden to me. I didn't have a chance to say goodbye. I didn't have a chance to say anything. That is my biggest regret is not being able to say, "I love you too much" one last time.

Since his death, I've been looking for a way to honor him. That's when the idea to go back to school popped in my head. I want to get my PhD, not just for me, but for him. I k now he's proud of me, but I want to share this accomplishment with him. I know he will walk with me through this journey.

But it take a lot of money to go back to school. Much more than I can afford by myself. I'm not usually one to ask for help and certainly not in such a public manner, but I really do need your help to make this happen. I do not qualify for grants or many of the scholarships out there, so I will need to pay out of pocket or get a student loan. I want to avoid getting a loan as much as possible, because I'm still paying for my undergrad.

I can't do this without your help. Won't you help me get to my goal and meet my aspiration to obtain a PhD? Thank you so much for listening to my story. I hope can find it in your heart to donate even just $5 to assist me. Thank you in advance for your kindness.


Jessica M. Davis


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Jessica Davis 
Charlotte, NC
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