Education Maintenance Allowance (EMA) 2021-22

Closed 31 Mar 2022

Opened 11 Jun 2021


EMA provides financial support for 16-19 year olds who stay on in full-time non-advanced education or a community/voluntary activity programme after their statutory school leaving date.  Students attending college full-time may also be eligible but should contact their Learning Centre direct for further information.

Guidance notes are available here to help you complete the on-line form.

Please note you must complete a new form for each academic year.

You will need to upload copies of the following :

  • TCAN for Year Ending 2021
  • Universal Credit - 3 statements from the 2020-2021 finacial year
  • P60 Year Ending 2021
  • Evidence of Lone Parent where applicable (Council Tax statement)


  • All Areas


  • Children and Young People


  • Children and Young People