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Apply for or renew EMA

Studying at school or in home education

You need to apply through your local council. Each local council might have a different application process. 

Aberdeen City CouncilAberdeenshire CouncilAngus CouncilArgyll and Bute CouncilClackmannanshire CouncilComhairle nan Eilean Siar (Western Isles Council)Dumfries & Galloway CouncilDundee City CouncilEast Ayrshire CouncilEast Dunbartonshire CouncilEast Lothian CouncilEast Renfrewshire CouncilEdinburgh City CouncilFalkirk CouncilFife CouncilGlasgow City CouncilHighland CouncilInverclyde CouncilMidlothian CouncilMoray CouncilNorth Ayrshire CouncilNorth Lanarkshire CouncilOrkney Islands CouncilPerth & Kinross CouncilRenfrewshire CouncilScottish Borders CouncilShetland Islands CouncilSouth Ayrshire CouncilSouth Lanarkshire CouncilStirling CouncilWest Dunbartonshire CouncilWest Lothian Council

You might also be able to ask your school for an application form. 

Studying at college

Argyll College UHIAyrshire CollegeBorders CollegeCity of Glasgow CollegeDumfries & Galloway CollegeDundee and Angus CollegeEdinburgh CollegeFife CollegeForth Valley CollegeGlasgow Clyde CollegeGlasgow Kelvin CollegeInverness College UHILews Castle College UHIMoray College UHINewbattle Abbey CollegeNew College LanarkshireNorth East Scotland CollegeNorth, West and Hebrides UHIOrkney College UHIPerth College UHIRoyal Conservatoire of ScotlandSabhal Mòr Ostaig UHIScotland's Rural CollegeShetland College UHISouth Lanarkshire CollegeWest College ScotlandWest Lothian College

How long does the process take?

It depends if you complete your form properly and the date on which you apply. Your local council or college bursary office will be able to update you on your application progress.

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