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Help.  My son has been accepted into the Stanford High School in College summer program that starts this Saturday.

He’s 16 his ACT scores came in last month – 100th percentile for the school, 98th percentile for the nation.  He took the PSAT just for the experience of it and got a 92% with no prep.  He took 2 science classes, getting special dispensation to use an elective for one of the classes because science is “really interesting”.  

But we’re going to have to call Stanford at the end of the day today and let them know we’re not coming because our loan fell through and we can’t afford the tuition.  It’s around 15K and that’s over half of what I make in a year.  I was going to borrow it from my mom and she had a stroke.  My older sister has power of attorney and she and her husband don’t see the value of my son going to Stanford.  They have an attitude that he does not need such a fancy school and they’ve pulled the loan.

I don’t think Stanford is a fancy school. I think it’s the best school in the nation for my son to study at and there is such a sense of history and focus on the higher aspects of learning at Stanford that I can’t imagine him going anywhere else.  I don’t know how to convey how much joy being a part of the summer program has given him and how focused and fiercely dedicated he is to learning.  

But we can’t afford it.  Is there anything that you can do?  Anyone you know of that we can talk to that will get us there?  Payment is due today (though if I have a commitment from somewhere I can probably get them to push it back a few days) and I’m writing this as a last ditch resort.  I’ve talked to the Stanford folks and they have nothing available.  His tuition can be paid directly to Stanford.

I have tried to take out a loan, called silicon valley businesses, started a gofundme, emailed and called friends and family, called Stanford, called his high school, called the Gates Foundation, United Way, any anyone else that I thought might help.

Help.  Please help.  What can we do to get my son to Stanford?  What can I do to get his tuition paid? Today!
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Profile Photo by HOPE ANGEL24K (64.4k points)   7 11 38
Have you requested for Financial Aid from Stanford?

"Students are admitted to High School Summer College on the basis of academic merit. For students who meet the qualifications noted in the Financial Aid Eligibility section below, partial scholarships may be requested as part of the application process. Financial Aid Scholarship awards are determined by family need, and are intended to assist students who would not otherwise be able to attend Summer College. Partial scholarships are by far the most common type of scholarship awarded to those admitted to the program.

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NOTE: High School Summer College is actively looking for the means to remove the financial obstacles to bringing top-performing secondary school students to campus through partnerships with schools and outside organizations who help fund exceptional secondary school students around the world, but who have limited financial resources. We invite inquiries from such organizations and schools about possible partnerships in this regard."

https://summercollege.stanford.edu/contact



Please also contact the President of the University and see if he can help:

John L. Hennessy
 
President
Professor of Electrical Engineering and Computer Science
 
Stanford University
 
Contact Information
Office of the President
Building 10, Main Quad
Stanford, CA 94305
Telephone: 650-723-2481
Fax: 650-725-6847
Email: hennessy@stanford.edu
 
Assistant: Margaret Rowland (mjr@stanford.edu)


BTW, your son should be the one doing this fund raising.
"I don’t know how to convey how much joy being a part of the summer program has given him and how focused and fiercely dedicated he is to learning."

God Bless
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