Education Maintenance Allowance

Applications to apply for the Education Maintenance Allowance (EMA) for the Academic Year 2022/2023 are now open for students to apply online at

Education Maintenance Allowance – Dumfries and GallowayEMA is a means tested weekly allowance of £30, payable to students aged 16 to 19 for a maximum of 3 years. Students must achieve 100% attendance per week as agreed within their EMA Learning Agreement completed at school

Guidance notes etc for students/parents are also available at this link. Forms can also be collected from the school office.  Applications will be processed/assessed throughout the summer break and onwards.