Apply for an Education Maintenance Allowance (EMA)

Get money for staying on at school

You could get a weekly allowance of £30 per week if you are

  • at school
  • educated at home
  • on an activity agreement

in the City of Edinburgh Council area.

First, check that you match the conditions for an EMA on

Apply for an EMA

Download the education maintenance allowance privacy notice (PDF, 39 KB)
Download EMA payment schedules (PDFs)

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