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EMA (Education Maintenance Allowance)

Wondering if Education Maintenance Allowance (EMA) is for you?

All year, 12,13 and 14 pupils in Wales are entitled to EMA (Educational Maintenance Allowance) if the family annual income is less than £27, 077. Pupils will receive £40 per week during term time. EMA payments do not impact any benefits families may already be receiving. 

You can complete applications online at  

We can also help complete paper-based application forms in school if needed. 

Please see the paper-based documents below: