Grenadian Olvine Holas Wins 2020 Chevening Scholarship

PR – The Chevening Scholarship winner for Grenada was officially announced today in a news release from the British High Commission in St George’s.

Olvine Holas won the award for Grenada – joining eight other awardees across the region from Antigua and Barbuda, Barbados, Dominica, St Lucia and St Vincent and the Grenadines.

Resident British Commissioner to Grenada, Ms Wendy Freeman, said:

I am delighted that Olvine has been awarded a Chevening scholarship this year for Grenada. This is heart-warmingly good news and on behalf of the British High Commission St George’s I would like to wish Olvine all the very best in his academic endeavours. I would also encourage other Grenadians to take advantage of this opportunity when the application period opens in 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. Olvine Holas pursuing an MSc in International Business and Emerging MarketsUniversity of Edinburgh

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

5. Toni Thorne pursuing an MBA Masters in Business Administration atUniversity of Cambridge with The Cambridge Commonwealth, European & International Trust
6. Danielle Howell pursuing an MSc in Coastal and Marine ResourceManagement at University of Portsmouth

7. Naomi Matthew pursuing an MSc in Development Economics at University ofNottingham

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

St Vincent and the Grenadines
9. Franz George pursuing an MSc in Industrial/Organisational and Business Psychology at UCL (University College London)