Educational Maintenance Allowance - financial help for senior pupils

If you want to stay on at school or college or are home educated, you may be entitled to an Education Maintenance Allowance (EMA). This is a weekly allowance of £30. It provides financial support to help young people from low income households continue their education.

EMA is paid on a 2 weekly basis in arrears.

EMA must be applied for on an annual basis

South Lanarkshire Council - EMA