Four Saint Lucians Awarded Prestigious Chevening Scholarships

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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,

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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 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

Saint Lucia

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.

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  1. @George P you are spot on with your response. I was thinking the very same thing. It is so sad …I am happy
    for all concerned and I wish them great success. I don’t know any of them but that is besides the point ..regardless I wish them the very best.

  2. These types of positive news always get the least comments- an indication of how backward our society is! congrats to you all-


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