Educational Maintenance Allowance

EMA is a weekly payment of £30, paid fortnightly in arrears, for eligible students aged 16 to 19 who are continuing in post-compulsory education. The allowance is means-tested based on household income and is payable fortnightly in arrears during term time. Payments will be made direct to the student’s own bank account. Further information and full eligibility criteria can be found here, emailing or telephoning 01369 708548.