Skerritt will be the recipient of one of only two scholarships to be awarded to the Overseas Territories by Chevening for the next academic year. A candidate in Anguilla has been awarded the second one.
Skerritt, who is the assistant engineer at the Public Works Department, has a first degree from the University of the West Indies in the field of Science Engineering (Civil Engineering) and under his Chevening award will study for a Masters of Science in Infrastructure at the University of Nottingham.
Michael is the son of Financial Secretary John Skerritt and former head of the STI/HIV/AIDS Unit Angella Skerrit. He will commence his studies in late September of this year.