Education Maintenance Allowance (EMA)
The Scottish Government introduced the EMA to encourage access to, and participation in, further and higher education. If you are 16 years of age before 30th September, you may be eligible for an EMA from the beginning of term. If you are 16 years of age between 1st October and February you may be eligible for an EMA from January.
Application forms can be obtained from the school, from Community Services, Education Office, Southbank House, Strathkelvin Place, Kirkintilloch, G66 1XT (Tel 0141 578 8947) or apply online on
East Dunbartonshire Council website