Education Maintenance Allowance

You may be entitled to Education Maintenance Allowance, if you were born between 01/03/2002 and 28/02/2006.

If you were born between 01 March 2002 and 30 September 2005 (summer intake), you may be eligible for an EMA from the beginning of the academic year.

If you were born between 01 October 2005 and 28 February 2006 (winter intake), you may be eligible for an EMA from January 2021.

If you submit your application by 30/09/2021, you will receive a full year award.

If you submit your application after that date, Education Maintenance Allowance will be paid to you from the week when the application was received. 

The cut-off date for submitting this year's applications is 31/03/2022.

Please ensure you read the guidance notes before applying.

Your application cannot be processed without the necessary supporting documentation.

Please ensure you attach any supporting documentation with the form or email them to ema@cne-siar.gov.uk

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