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ProHelps pay for books, driving lessons.

ConsNot everyone qualifies

For most teenagers EMA is a godsend, but is it really fair? I know most of you are asking what the hell is EMA? It stands for Education Maintenance Allowance, and when you become a student and go into further education, EMA is there to help you buy books and get to and from school because now you...

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ProYou get money , easy way of making money

ConsHave to attend all lessons

Are you aged 16-19 and want to stay in education but are worried about money ? well , good news you may be able to apply for EMA. *What is EMA ? * EMA stands for Education Maintenance Allowance.This is where the government pays you up to £30 a week just for attending lessons.Sounds good doesn't...

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“Free money for 6th formers”

published 17/07/2001

ProFree money while in further education, a great inc...

ConsNONE

WHAT IS AN EMA? An EMA is an Education Maintenance Allowance. It is a bursary given by the government to 6th form students who reside in the UK dependant on their parents income. The EMA scheme was brought into action just before the last academic year started. It is based on various conditions...

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“EMA”

published 06/11/2007

ProGreat for people who can get it

ConsHorrible for people who don't get it

EMA EMA is money for students who go into further education. EMA stands for Education Maintenance Allowance. EMA is surposs to be for travel and to buy books and help with things at college or further education. It doesn't affect you or your parents so if you have a job as well it doesn't matter...

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“A good initiative”

published 07/11/2009

ProCan help young people afford to stay in education

ConsBased on last years household income

EMA (educational maintenance allowance) http://www.direct.gov.uk/en/EducationAndLearning/ 14To19/MoneyToLearn/EMA If a young person is 16, 17 or 18 and has left, or is about to leave, compulsory education, then they may be able to claim EMA to carry on learning. This could be up to £30 a week...

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Excellent

Procomes in use

ConsNothing

What does EMA stand for? EMA is a shortened name for Education Maintenance Allowance. When do you get it? EMA is only available for those who are going on to further education, this is sixth form or college. What is EMA? EMA is a weekly allowance that is to be spent on equipment for...

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“Money for FE Students”

published 29/09/2001

ProMoney for staying on and learning

ConsIs paid at end of academic week.

I am planning on leaving School to go to Warrington Collegiate Institute in September of 2002. Before I even thought whether to stay at college I thought about the fact of money. I came accross EMA'a. Educational Maintenence allowances get paid to you to stay at school, Much like cioa really...

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ProFree cash for students

ConsIf your out of the boundaries with a big family it...

First of all EMA stands for Education Maintenance Allowance. It gives an allowance of upto £30 a week to students staying on for higher education. The money is paid directly into your bank account and you can also earn bonuses. If your household income is: up to £20,817 per year - you get £30 per...

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Not for me

published 03/12/2008

no is think it should be about £50,000 as the ema takes in your mams, dad , brothers, sisters wage as well and then decides how much you get well. i have now been waiting for 13 weeks for ema and hey are telling me another 5 weeks for ema as the lost my details 4 times and can not process the payments as well. the ema are useless and need to get there finger out there ass and sort it out so the kids can get to college as i have been lending my child money to get up and down to college.

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Not for me

published 13/08/2007

My husband was made redundant last tax year. This tax year we are classed as low income. EMA takes into account only last tax year's income so my son only gets the £10 per week. If the story was the other way round, that my husband was not working then but is earning megabucks now, for example, my son would be entitled to £30 per week. The criteria is very unfair.

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Not for me

published 29/04/2008

i thought this country was an equal socitey! Totaly unfair scheme what the goverment are doing. My parent earn more than 30k, so are the goverment saying to us that those people cant be bothered to work.

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ProNokia phones are easy to use because of the small,...

ConsServicing of the phones is very slow and they are ...

As an owner of a Nokia 3310, I know the troubles you can have with mobiles. For instance a few weeks ago my phone had to be taken into a phone warehouse, this was because it kept on freezing. When i got my mobile safely back in my hands, i was very happy.However when I experimented with the...

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Not for me

published 28/01/2009

ITS NOT FAIR I WANT EMA BUT MY PARENTS EARN JUST OVER 30,000 THEY CANT AFFORD TO GIVE ME ENOUGH MONEY YOU CANT GIVE IT TO SOME STUDENTS AND NOT OTHERS. IF YOU THINK THE SYSTEM IS FAIR THEN YOU NEED TO HAVE A HEART

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Product Information : EMA's - Education Maintence Allowance's

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Ciao

Listed on Ciao since: 17/07/2001