Taylor Swift just keeps on giving!  Earlier this week, Toronto student and huge fan Ayesha Khurram, got a surprise of a lifetime when Taylor sent her almost $5,000 via PayPal for her college tuition.


Prior to Taylor gifting Ayesha, it was Ayesha who posted on her Tumblr page that she was ‘$5K short’ followed by, “I truly cannot afford my tuition or rent this semester so if you wanna help me out i’m honestly at that point where i can’t really refuse it.”  Ayesha didn’t realize at first but Taylor had been following her for some time, liking her photos and once Taylor read Ayesha’s cry for help, that’s exactly what she did – she helped.  “I posted about struggling with paying for tuition. two hours later, I get this in my email.  I have no words and i can’t stop crying.  I don’t have words I don’t have words I don’t have words I can’t stop crying,” wrote Ayesha on Instagram.




Taylor then took a screenshot of Ayesha’s message and wrote back, “Ayesha, get your learn on girl. I love you! Taylor.”  In a video uploaded to Tumblr, Ayesha explains, “Taylor, I love you so much.  Every single time in my life that I’ve been going through something, you’ve been there for me and I need you so much right now. Thank you. I love you so much.” 





Then, in a separate post, Ayesha writes, “What she did for my parents right now.. I have no words. my mother suffers with chronic kidney disease stage 3 and that’s always something we’re worried about.  Stress aggravates her condition and not having funds is stressful. both of my parents work minimum wage jobs.  They were going to try to get loans. because $1.7k tuition and $780 per month rent isn’t an easy thing to ask of your parents, and Taylor Swift took that stress from my parents, my world, and i have never seen them cry/laugh the way they are right now. she has made my family happy through music for years and now through something we could never, ever have imagined or hoped for.  I truly do not have words and I will never, ever be able to repay her for the love and kindness she has shown me right now.”






And to confirm her story, Ayesha also posted this screenshot of her PayPal.


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