Butterfield Scholarship Student to study at Durham
(Grand Cayman – 15 August, 2016) The 2016 Butterfield Bank (Cayman) Limited Undergraduate Scholarship recipient, Sean Whewell, is set to start studying Marketing at Durham University in September.
Mr. Whewell has just completed his International Baccalaureate at the United World Colleges in New Mexico, and was previously a student at St. Ignatius Catholic School.
“Sean is a high-achieving and charismatic young Caymanian who impressed us with his dedication to his studies, extra-curricular activities and his determination to succeed” commented Ms. Catherine Healy, Account Manager in Butterfield’s Marketing Department. “We are pleased to assist him in fulfilling his goals through our Annual Undergraduate Scholarship.”
“We congratulate Sean and wish him the very best of luck in his studies. Butterfield continues to be committed to the development of Cayman’s young people. Through this scholarship we can have a positive impact on the development of tomorrow’s leaders.” said Butterfield’s Managing Director Mr. Michael McWatt.
The Undergraduate Scholarship began in 1993 in celebration of the 25th anniversary of Butterfield in the Cayman Islands. It is a programme that ensures financial support for further educational development among young people in the local community.
Available for any course of study that will benefit the Cayman Islands; the Annual Butterfield Undergraduate Scholarship awards the recipient with up to US$ 30,000 per year, for a maximum of four years of study. Past recipients of this scholarship include teachers, lawyers and architects within the Cayman community.
The application process for the 2017 Scholarship will begin in February.
“(L-R) Mr. Michael McWatt, Managing Director, Butterfield Bank (Cayman) Limited congratulates Mr. Sean Whewell, Butterfield’s 2016 Undergraduate Scholarship Recipient.”