Three Vincentians cop Chevening Scholarships for 2023-2024
August 18, 2023

Three Vincentians cop Chevening Scholarships for 2023-2024

Three Vincentians are among 15 persons from Barbados and the Eastern Caribbean who have been awarded prestigious Chevening Scholarships for the 2023-2024 academic year.

The announcement was made on Sunday, August 13 by Scott Furssedonn-Wood, British High Commissioner, at a pre-departure event for all scholars held in Barbados and in High Commission offices in the Eastern Caribbean.

The three scholarship awardees from St Vincent and the Grenadines are André Browne, who will pursue a MSc in Cyber Security Management at the University of Warwick; Tahj Marksman who will read for a MSc (Eng) in Environmental Engineering and Project Management at the University of Leeds; and Alicia Medica who will pursue a MSc in Sustainability Planning and Environmental Policy at Cardiff University.

Antigua & Barbuda and Dominica each copped one scholarship; Barbados, two; while nationals of Grenada and St Lucia were awarded four each.

Scott Furssedonn-Wood said, “These successful scholars from the Eastern Caribbean studying a wide variety of subjects prove the depth of talent in the region. The Chevening application period opens soon – I encourage all would-be Scholars to apply for a Chevening award.”

The application period for Chevening Scholarships for the academic year 2023-24 can be found at The application period will open in mid-September and will close in mid-November.