Two Grenadians Awarded Prestigious Chevening Scholarship
The 2022 Chevening scholars for Barbados and the Eastern Caribbean have been officially announced.
Fourteen Chevening scholarships – fully funded by the British Government were awarded to successful candidates from Grenada, Barbados, Dominica, St Lucia, 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 Grenadian awardees will both attend University College London. Brandon Duncan will pursue an MSc in Information Security and Shireen Charles an MSc in Dental Public Health.
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 Grenada, Wendy Freeman said, “delighted to see two Grenadians awarded the enviable Chevening Scholarship this year. The UK Government remains dedicated to supporting education and nurturing future leaders, in particular, through these very prestigious annual scholarship awards here in Grenada, the wider Caribbean and other eligible territories and countries around the world.”