Welcome to the Devonshire Parish Council

Greetings, Devonshire Parish Family! Your ‘Parish Council’ stands ready to serve. As an advocate for this culturally diverse area of Bermuda, that boasts a rich history, our Parish Council maintains a vital role in acting on behalf of the community and its residents. As an independent body, with an apolitical outreach, we service a variety of responsibilities. All of which are handled, with you the residents in mind. Some of our responsibilities include:
  • Assisting our residents, as appropriate.
  • Providing views on proposals, that affect our community, whether planning or development.
  • Giving input when required, to consultations at the community and or national level.
  • Seeking to undertake projects, that benefit the community.
  • Working collaboratively with other organizations or individuals to the benefit of the Parish.
  • Hosting public meetings or events, for the enrichment of the community.
  • Managing with great care, any asset left in the ward of the Council to be used for the benefit of our community.
  • Alerting the relevant authorities to any problems, that may arise in the area or works that need to be done in the best interest of our beloved parish.
As you can see, your Parish Council works hard, behind the scenes to support the promotion of economic and social cohesiveness, as well as an aesthetically vibrant community for all of its residents.

The Devonshire Parish Council Scholarship

The goal of the Devonshire Parish Council Scholarship is to invest in the development of exceptional students who are dedicated to pursuing their goals and committed to instilling positive change within our community. We are delighted to continue to financially support students in obtaining post-secondary school degrees.

 Scholarships are available annually, on a competitive basis, to:

  • Undergraduate students
  • Graduate students
  • Bermuda College students
  • Online students
  • And Mature students

Award

Award preference will be given to applicants with strong academic credentials, a commitment to activity and service and financial need. Award amounts up to $5,000.

Eligibility Requirements

  • Must be a current Devonshire resident for a minimum of 5 years
  • A Bermuda citizen
  • Enrolled or Accepted into an accredited university or college program
  • Submitted application form and supporting documents
  • 2.0 minimum GPA

Other

  • We aim to offer the scholarship annually in the Fall – notice will be given on Bernews and the RG online.
  • Application forms are available at the Devonshire Post Office during the submission period.

2019 Devonshire Parish Council Scholarship Winners

Raesaah Shakir,  Sihle Sharrieff-Hayward,  Deja Tucker and Aneika Fox [Missing: Zaren Bennett]

2018 Scholarship Winners

  • Davina Cannonier
  • Kyesja Hypolite
  • De-Aun Lodge
  • Kiara Rogers

2016 Scholarship Winners

  • Calae’ Burgess
  • Aaliyah Cole
  • Kallan Thomas
  • Kirk Hyde
  • Sihle’ Sharrieff-Hayward
  • Aminah Simmons

2015 Scholarship Winners

  • Michaela Ratteray
  • Lateefah Caines
  • Kejon Sampson

Meet The Council

Contact Us

If there is an issue, that directly impacts you, your area or the Parish at large (eg roadways, infrastructure, neighborhoods or even hardships – to name a few), please reach out to your Devonshire Parish Council for assistance or advice. As a legitimate body, mandated to serve, we will attempt to aid or point you in the right direction, so that you can have access to the help needed to resolve the matter. The Council wants to ensure, that all of our residents are equipped with the knowledge needed, to effectively handle any issue related to you or our Parish.

Feel free to reach out to us at [email protected] or call 535-9639.

We value your input!