The Governor’s Office is pleased to announce that Miss Cilma Wade of the Attorney General’s Chambers and Miss Thandie Williams of Montserrat Utilities Limited have been awarded the prestigious Chevening Scholarship for the 2016 / 17 academic year.
Miss Wade will study for a Master of Laws (LLM) in Commercial and Corporate Law at Queen Mary University of London commencing in September of this year.
Miss Williams will study for a Master of Sciences in International Business Management with Project Management at Kingston University in London commencing in September of this year.
The Chevening Scholarship scheme is the UK Government’s global scholarship programme, funded by the Foreign & Commonwealth Office (FCO) and partner organisations. They are geared to students with first degrees enabling them to study for Masters programmes or equivalent and who show the potential to become future leaders and decision makers in their home countries.
As Miss Wade and Miss Williams leave at the start of their scholarships, Mrs. Kristen Taylor-Hilton, a Chevening Scholarship winner in the last academic year will be returning to the island at the end of her course of studies for a LLM in Criminal Law and Justice at the Birkbeck University of London.