ASTI Scholarship

The ASTI inaugurated in its Centenary Year of 2009 an annual Scholarship of €2,000 to be awarded to two ASTI members. The aim of the Scholarship is to assist ASTI members in undertaking further third level studies.


Who can apply?

Any ASTI member who is currently in service. 


Who can apply?

Any ASTI member who is currently in service. 


What is the timeframe for application?

A member can apply at any stage during the calendar year.


Can I apply for the scholarship if my course is part-time?

Yes. The scholarship is to assist an ASTI member to undertake further third level education on a full-time or part-time basis.


I am currently undertaking further studies, can I still apply?

Yes, you are entitled to apply.


What are the criteria for a successful application?

Applications will be determined by a Selection Committee comprised of the ASTI Officers. The criteria for selection are:

  • Relevance of proposed course  to the professional lives of teachers and second level education
  • Potential for study to inform the ongoing policy agenda and work of the ASTI
  • Potential for research to enhance the quality of teaching and learning


How do I apply?

Click here for application form.



Do I have to provide the ASTI with a copy of my research if I am successful?

No. You are required to provide an abstract of your work of not less than 500 words for consideration for publication by the ASTI.


How is the scholarship awarded?

The successful applicant will be notified of the success of their application after Easter.  The award will consist of two moieties:  €3000 upon confirmation of enrolment in course and €1000 upon receipt of evidence of accreditation for their completed course of study.