If your application is unsuccessful, you can appeal the decision.
Appeals must be written and made directly to the local council or
college you applied to.
Contact your local council or college within one month of receiving your unsuccessful application.
Each local council or college has a different appeal process. Choose your local council or college from the menus below to be taken to their page and find out more about their appeal process.
If you're studying at school
Contact your local council's EMA team to appeal an unsuccessful application:
Contact your EMA team Choose your local council Aberdeen City Council Aberdeenshire Council Angus Council Argyll and Bute Council Clackmannanshire Council Comhairle nan Eilean Siar (Western Isles Council) Dumfries & Galloway Council Dundee Council East Ayrshire Council East Dunbartonshire Council East Lothian Council East Renfrewshire Council Edinburgh Council Falkirk Council Fife Council Glasgow City Council Highland Council Inverclyde Council Midlothian Council Moray Council North Ayrshire Council North Lanarkshire Council Orkney Islands Council Perth & Kinross Council Renfrewshire Council Scottish Borders Council Shetland Islands Council South Ayrshire Council South Lanarkshire Council Stirling Council West Dunbartonshire Council West Lothian Council If you're studying at college
Contact your college's EMA team to appeal an unsuccessful application:
Contact your EMA team Choose your college Argyll College UHI Ayrshire College Borders College City of Glasgow College Dumfries & Galloway College Dundee and Angus College Edinburgh College Fife College Forth Valley College Glasgow Clyde College Glasgow Kelvin College Inverness College UHI Lews Castle College UHI Moray College UHI Newbattle Abbey College New College Lanarkshire North East Scotland College North Highland College UHI Orkney College UHI Perth College UHI Royal Conservatoire of Scotland Sabhal Mòr Ostaig UHI Scotland's Rural College Shetland College UHI South Lanarkshire College West Highland College UHI West Lothian College