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Mustique Charitable Trust awards Three (3) Bursaries for 2022-2023 Academic Year at the University of West Indies Open Campus

This is the 14th disbursement of bursaries awarded under this Programme, which was initiated back in 2010, between Mustique Charitable Trust (MCT) and the University of West Indies Open Campus (UWIOC) in St Vincent.

Each year the Programme awards at least three (3) bursaries to community-oriented candidates who needs financial assistance and after the assessment process and interviews, the three (3) selected candidates for the 2022/2023 MCT UWIOC Bursaries are:

  • Kelroy Richardson (Male) – Bachelor of Science: Youth Development Work
  • Sylvorn Harry (Female) – Bachelor of Science: Human Resource Management
  • Yonnick Samuel (Male) – Bachelor of Science: Human Resource Management

These three (3) candidates now join the Mustique Charitable Trust Bursary Programme, which has awarded 41 Bursaries since its inception in 2010 and has seen 22 graduated awardees who have received 10 First Class Degrees, 5 Upper Second Degree, 6 Lower Second Degrees and 1 Certificate. Many of these graduates are now giving back to the society through their careers in teaching, counselling and social work which speaks in itself of the sustainability of this successful and beneficial collaboration between MCT and UWIOC

Kelroy Richardson - Bachelor of Science: Youth Development Work

Kelroy Richardson is certified in Teacher Education and Technology and currently teaches at Troumaca Secondary School. He is involved with a number of extracurricular activities and community work. He is a peer counsellor and a member of the Police Youth Club and sees his degree as deepening his ability to help the youth in both his school community (Troumaca) and his home community of Barrouallie.

Sylvorn Harry - Bachelor of Science: Human Resource Management

Sylvorn Harry, a former Cadet, is now a Police Constable in the Royal St Vincent & the Grenadines Police Force (RSVGPF). She is very community-oriented, involved in extracurricular activities at Secondary Schools and a member of the NGO Red Root, which assists unemployed women who are victims of sexual and other forms of abuse. She was assigned to the Welfare Division in the RSVGPF where she has gathered a keen understanding of Human Resources Management and has identified the need in her organisation.

Yonnick Samuel - Bachelor of Science: Human Resource Management

Yonnick Samuel is currently employed at a small local bank, First St. Vincent Bank, as a Loans Clerk and grew up in a single parent home. Nonetheless, he displays a strong sense of responsibility for his family and is the main breadwinner for his mother and younger siblings. He resides in a high crime area, which is marginalised by society and is considered a role model and provides mentorship for the other young men in the area. He selected Human Resources Management with hopes to better serve at his workplace and in his mentorship in his community.

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