The ASTI operates a Benevolent Scheme and maintains a fund to finance it. The following are eligible for consideration as beneficiaries:
- Member who becomes totally incapacitated so that he/she is forced to retire from teaching
- Illness of member resulting in absence from work for 18 consecutive months
- Exceptional circumstances (determination at discretion of administrators of fund)
- Qualifying dependents of deceased members
A committee consisting of the President and Honorary Treasurer of the ASTI and three members elected annually by Annual Convention administers the scheme and fund. Payments of up to €10,000 may be made. For an application form, please contact Elaine McLoughlin on Tel: 01-6040184.
This is an internal ASTI Scheme.