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Chevening Scholarship Awardee from Dominica, Naomi Matthew

20 August 2020


The Chevening Scholarship winner for Dominica was officially announced today in a news release from the British High Commission Bridgetown.

Naomi Matthew copped the award for Dominica – joining eight other awardees across the region from Antigua and Barbuda, Barbados, Grenada, St Lucia and St Vincent and the Grenadines.

British High Commissioner to Barbados and the Eastern Caribbean, Mrs Janet Douglas was once again pleased to see the number of scholarships awarded to the region this year.

Mrs Douglas said, “I am heartened to see that Barbados and the islands of the Eastern Caribbean have produced nine more outstanding Chevening scholars this year, replicating the same level of success from 2019.

“The UK remains committed to providing top-ranked educational opportunities for future leaders across the Eastern Caribbean. If you are thinking about applying for a prestigious Chevening Scholarship, I strongly encourage you to grasp the opportunity to do so when applications open in early September.”

Applications for 2021 to 2022 Chevening Scholarships will officially open on 3 September and close on 3 November 2020. Interested persons will be able to apply at

The 2020 Chevening Scholars are:


  1. Naomi Matthew pursuing an MSc in Development Economics at University of Nottingham


  1. Toni Thorne pursuing an MBA in Business Administration at University of Cambridge with The Cambridge Commonwealth, European & International Trust
  2. Danielle Howell pursuing an MSc in Coastal and Marine Resource Management at University of Portsmouth

Antigua and Barbuda

  1. A’Shante O’Keiffe pursuing an MSc in Education at University of Edinburgh
  2. Loretta Benjamin pursuing an MSc in Strategic Management of Projects at UCL (University College London)
  3. Simone Dias pursuing an MSc in Urban Regeneration and Development at University of Manchester


  1. Olvine Holas pursuing an MSc in International Business and Emerging Markets University of Edinburgh

St Lucia

  1. Keryn Nelson pursuing an MSc in Media Communication and Development at London School of Economics and Political Science

St Vincent and the Grenadines

  1. Franz George pursuing an MSc in Industrial/Organisational and Business Psychology at UCL (University College London)