By Admin. Updated 10:00 a.m., Friday, August 27, 2021, Atlantic Standard Time (GMT-4).
Two Vincentians are among the 15 Chevening Scholars selected from Barbados and the Eastern Caribbean for 2021.
According to a release for the British High Commission, the two Vincentians are Ms. Julonna Peterson and Ms. Lorielle Robertson.
Ms. Peterson will pursue studies at Lancaster University in Developmental Disorders, while Ms. Robertson will peruse studies at the University of Manchester in Development Economics and Policy.
The Chevening Scholarships scheme is a global scholarship programme of the British government.
The Scholarships are awarded to exceptional individuals with leadership potential and they enable recipients to study one-year Masters courses in a range of subjects at UK universities.
The Scholarships are funded by the Foreign, Commonwealth and Development Office and aim to support UK foreign policy priorities by creating lasting positive relationships with future leaders, influencers and decision-makers.
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The 2021 Chevening Scholars for Barbados and the Eastern Caribbean were officially announced yesterday by British High Commissioner, His Excellency Scott Furssedonn-Wood.
Fifteen fully funded scholarships were awarded to successful candidates from Antigua and Barbuda, Barbados, Dominica, Grenada, St Lucia, St Kitts and Nevis and St Vincent and the Grenadines, to pursue Master’s Degrees in the UK.
British High Commissioner to Barbados and the Eastern Caribbean, His Excellency Scott Furssedonn-Wood said:
“I am delighted to see the number of scholarships that continue to be awarded to the region each year. The wide array of successful scholars from Barbados and the Eastern Caribbean speaks to the depth of talent in this region.
“If you are someone who is interested in applying for Chevening, let this success be an encouragement to follow through on that desire; and submit your application before the 2 November deadline.”
Applications can be made for Chevening Scholarships at http://www.chevening.org/apply for the 2022 – 2023 academic year. The application period closes on 2 November, 2021.
The full list of Chevening Scholarship recipients for 2021 are:
Antigua and Barbuda
- Sherifa George, University of Sussex – pursuing studies in Strategic Marketing
- Malaeka Goodwin, University of Portsmouth – pursuing studies in Forensic Accounting
- Jeniece St. Romain, University of Leeds – pursuing studies in International Trade Law
- Chad Joshua D Monerville, University of Reading – pursing studies in Real Estate Finance
- Shaquille Kemar Newton, School of Advanced Study, University of London – pursuing studies in Drafting Legislation, Regulation, and Policy
- Annika Bellot Birkbeck, University of London – pursuing studies in Environmental Law, Policy and Governance
- Arya Redhead, Institute of Advanced Legal Studies, University of London –pursuing studies in Drafting Legislation, Regulation, and Policy
St Kitts and Nevis
- Michelle Slack, Institute of Advanced Legal Studies, University of London –pursuing studies in Drafting Legislation, Regulation, and Policy
- Yenver Caezar, London School of Economics and Political Science – pursuing Development Studies
- Sherneil Charlery, Leeds Beckett University – pursuing studies in Sport and Exercise Biomechanics
- Lucius Doxerie, University of Bradford – pursuing studies in Economics and Finance for Development
- Windia Jaunai, University of Leicester – pursuing studies in International Marketing
- Chadel Mathurin, University College London – pursuing studies in Global Health and Development
St Vincent and the Grenadines
- Julonna Peterson, Lancaster University – pursuing studies in Developmental Disorders
- Lorielle Robertson, University of Manchester – pursuing studies in Development Economics and Policy