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Fourteen Chevening scholarships – fully funded by the British Government, were awarded to successful candidates from St Lucia, Barbados, Dominica, Grenada, St Kitts and Nevis and St Vincent and the Grenadines.
The recipients will pursue one year Master’s Degrees at a number of renowned Universities in the UK.
The St. Lucian awardees and their chosen studies are:
Stacy Elva-Lafeuillee, University of Sussex, MA International Education & Development,
Yasmine Francois, University of East Anglia, MA International Social Development,
Erland George, University of Leeds, MA Global Governance and Diplomacy, and,
Chelsa Jongue, University of Westminster, MA in Communication.
British High Commissioner to Barbados and the Eastern Caribbean, His Excellency Scott Furssedonn-Wood said: “I am delighted that fourteen more outstanding individuals from Barbados and the Eastern Caribbean have been awarded Chevening Scholarships this year. Chevening represents the very best of the UK and its vibrant international community. As we continue to tackle major global issues, international cooperation is now more essential than ever. We are proud of the strides that our Caribbean awardees continue to make as part of the global Chevening family.”
Resident British Commissioner to Saint Lucia said: “St Lucia has, yet again, produced outstanding candidates for the Chevening Scholarships. I have had the pleasure of meeting them in person. It was inspiring to learn what is driving their personal development and their ideas for how they can contribute to positive change when they return from their studies in the UK. We are extremely proud of Chevening scholars past and present, and that the fantastic alumni in St Lucia continues to grow.”
Applications can be made for Chevening Scholarships for the 2023 – 2024 academic year at www.chevening.org/apply. The application period closes on 1 November, 2022.
The full list of 2022 Chevening Scholarship recipients in Barbados and the Eastern Caribbean are:
Renee Crichlow – University of West London, MSc Public Health and Wellbeing
Debra Francis – London School of Economics, MSc Human Rights and Politics
Devi St. Luce – Institute of Advanced Legal Studies, School of Advanced Study, University College London, LLM Drafting Legislation, Regulation, and Policy
Brendon Duncan – University College London, MSc Information Security
Shireen Charles – University College London, MSc Dental Public Health
St Kitts and Nevis
Joy Napier – University of Edinburgh, MSc in International Development
Stacy Elva-Lafeuillee – University of Sussex, MA International Education and Development
Yasmine Francois – University of East Anglia, MA International Social Development
Erland George – University of Leeds, MA Global Governance and Diplomacy
Chelsa Jongue – University of Westminster, MA in Communication
St Vincent and the Grenadines
Maxron Holder – University of Edinburgh, LLM Law
Nafesha Richardson – University College London, LLM Law
Shernell Hadaway – University of Leeds, MSc in Climate Change and Environmental Policy
Shafique Sam – University of Kent, MSc Economics
SOURCE: British High Commission. Headline photo: Education Minister Shawn Edward (c) with awardees.