Four Saint Lucians awarded Chevening Scholarships

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.

Four Saint Lucians awarded Chevening Scholarships
Four Saint Lucians awarded Chevening Scholarships

Castries, Saint Lucia: 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 would pursue one-year Master’s Degrees at a number of renowned Universities in the UK.

The Saint 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.

 Scott Furssedonn-Wood, British High Commissioner to Barbados and the Eastern Caribbean, asserted, “I am excited that fourteen more outstanding individuals from Barbados and the Eastern Caribbean have been awarded Chevening Scholarships for the year 2022. Chevening is also dedicated to the very best of the country and its special international community. As we are making efficient efforts to tackle major global issues, international cooperation is now more significant than ever. We are proud of the strides 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 expressed pleasure to have 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 Saint 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 will be closed on 1 November, 2022.