Special Needs and Tuition Grants

Who we are

We are a financial payment section with responsibility for the processing of various grants to all primary schools and to parents with children with special needs. We also issue payments to various organisations, projects, companies and individuals on behalf of other sections within the Department. . 

What we do

We process the payment of various grant aid for such schemes as the

  • Home Tuition Grant Scheme
  • Irish Sign Language Scheme
  • Typing Scheme
  • Assistive Technology grant scheme for primary schools

as well as administer other payments and grant aid to various projects, companies,
individuals on behalf of the Department.

Current claims forms for the 2017/2018 school year:

All applicants seeking the payment of grant aid or funding must complete a specific claim form in order for that funding to be processed and issued. The following are the current claim forms in use by this section.

Home Tuition

Applicants should be aware that only current claim forms can be accepted and that applications for grant aid using previous claim forms cannot be accepted.

These claim forms are also available in the Popular Forms area of the website .

The Payment Claim Form for 2015/2016 if required is available here

Contact

E-mail: sntg@education.gov.ie

Address:
Department of Education and Skills, Special Needs and Tuition Grants Unit, Cornamaddy,
Athlone,
County Westmeath.
N37 X659

Phone: (090) 6483750/ 3748/ 3927