Barbadian Chevening Scholar Shena-Ann Ince receives award from Lord Kerr

Barbadian lawyer Shena-Ann Ince has been awarded the prestigious British Chevening Scholarship to study for a Masters degree in Law at Cambridge University. Shena-Ann received a certificate of achievement from Lord Kerr of Tonaghmore at a celebration dinner held in both her and his honour by British High Commissioner Paul Brummell. Lord Kerr, a Justice of the Supreme Court of the United Kingdom, was visiting Barbados in connection with the Caribbean Association of Judicial Officers’ conference.

Commenting on her award, Shena-Ann said: “I am grateful for this opportunity to pursue further studies in the UK. I look forward to the experience which I am confident will provide numerous opportunities for networking as well as personal and professional development. I also encourage young students and professionals from Barbados and the Eastern Caribbean to apply for this scholarship, you won’t regret it!”

(From left) Charles Leacock (Chevening Alumnus), Lord Kerr, Shena-Ann Ince, Chief Justice Sir Marston Gibson, Nicola Berry (Chevening Alumna).

(From left) Charles Leacock (Chevening Alumnus), Lord Kerr, Shena-Ann Ince, Chief Justice Sir Marston Gibson, Nicola Berry (Chevening Alumna).

Chevening Scholarships are the UK government’s global scholarship programme, funded by the Foreign and Commonwealth Office (FCO). The scholarship programme makes awards to outstanding scholars with leadership potential from around the world to study postgraduate courses at universities in the United Kingdom. Also awarded a Chevening Scholarship for 2013-14 in the Eastern Caribbean is Jihan Williams from St Kitts and Nevis, studying for an LLM at Queen Mary, University of London.

The application period for Chevening Scholarships for the academic year 2014-15 is open until 8 November. More information is available at www.chevening.org

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