Financial Support (EMA)

EMA is for 16 to 18 year olds living in Wales, who want to continue their education after school leaving age. If you’re eligible, you could get £30 a week, paid every two weeks

Before you apply for EMA there are few things you will need to check to make sure you qualify.

  • Date of Birth – you must be 16-18 years old on 31 August 2017
  • Course – you must be studying at a participating school or college on an ‘eligible’ course
  • Household Income – this must be below a certain level to receive EMA
  • Nationality and Residency – If you are a UK citizen living in Wales you should be eligible for EMA

More information regarding this grant can be found here