4 Vincentians awarded prestigious Chevening scholarships 2022

Press release: FOUR VINCENTIANS AWARDED PRESTIGIOUS CHEVENING SCHOLARSHIPS

The 2022 Chevening scholars for Barbados and the Eastern Caribbean were officially announced today, 25 August.

Fourteen Chevening scholarships – fully funded by the British Government, were awarded to successful candidates from St Vincent and the Grenadines, St Kitts and Nevis, Barbados, Dominica, Grenada, St Lucia andSt Vincent and the Grenadines. The recipients will pursue one year Master’s Degrees at a number of renowned Universities in the UK.

Vincentians Maxron Holder, Nafesha Richardson, Shernell Hadaway and Shafique Sam will pursue studies in Law; Climate Change and Environmental Policy; and Economics.

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.”

Applications can be made for Chevening Scholarships at www.chevening.org/apply for the 2023 – 2024 academic year. The application period closes on 1 November, 2022.

Here are the photos with the Vincentian scholars for 2022:

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.

The full list of 2022 Chevening Scholarship recipients are:

Barbados

1. Renee Crichlow – University of West London, MSc Public Health and Wellbeing

Dominica

2. Debra Francis – London School of Economics, MSc Human Rights and Politics

3. Devi St. Luce – Institute of Advanced Legal Studies, School of Advanced Study, University College London, LLM Drafting Legislation, Regulation, and Policy 

Grenada

4. Brendon Duncan – University College London, MSc Information Security

5. Shireen Charles – University College London, MSc Dental Public Health

St Kitts and Nevis

6. Joy Napier – University of Edinburgh, MSc in International Development

St Lucia

7. Stacy Elva-Lafeuillee – University of Sussex, MA International Education and Development

8. Yasmine Francois – University of East Anglia, MA International Social Development

9. Chelsa Jongue – University of Westminster, MA in Communication

10. Erland George – University of Leeds, MA Global Governance and Diplomacy

Saint Vincent and the Grenadines

11. Maxron Holder – University of Edinburgh, LLM Law

12. Nafesha Richardson – University College London, LLM Law

13. Shernell Hadaway – University of Leeds, MSc in Climate Change and Environmental Policy

14. Shafique Sam – University of Kent, MSc Economics

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