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Linda Dias wins prestigious Chevening scholarship award

Linda DiasMiss Linda Dias of Lookout is one of only two British Overseas Territories (BOT) citizens to be awarded a  prestigious Chevening scholarship. The other has gone to a candidate from the British Virgin Islands.

Government House made the announcement through a release which says, “The Chevening scholarship for the 2013 / 14 academic year. Chevening scholarships are the highest awards offered by Britain’s Foreign and Commonwealth Office and are extremely competitive.

Miss Dias, who is a Government of Montserrat architect currently seconded to the Montserrat Development Corporation (MDC), will study at the University of Westminster’s School of Architecture in London for a Masters in Cultural Identity and Globalisation. She leaves here in mid-September.

Meanwhile the release notes that “His Excellency the Governor, Mr Adrian Davis has extended his personal congratulations to Miss Dias, on her award.”

She, last year won the design of the Statistics logo for the latest Census release.

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Linda DiasMiss Linda Dias of Lookout is one of only two British Overseas Territories (BOT) citizens to be awarded a  prestigious Chevening scholarship. The other has gone to a candidate from the British Virgin Islands.

Government House made the announcement through a release which says, “The Chevening scholarship for the 2013 / 14 academic year. Chevening scholarships are the highest awards offered by Britain’s Foreign and Commonwealth Office and are extremely competitive.

Miss Dias, who is a Government of Montserrat architect currently seconded to the Montserrat Development Corporation (MDC), will study at the University of Westminster’s School of Architecture in London for a Masters in Cultural Identity and Globalisation. She leaves here in mid-September.

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Meanwhile the release notes that “His Excellency the Governor, Mr Adrian Davis has extended his personal congratulations to Miss Dias, on her award.”

She, last year won the design of the Statistics logo for the latest Census release.