Applications should start to be distributed to schools, One Stop Shops and Registrars from the beginning of June. If you are already in receipt of EMA, please wait for a form to be posted to you (normally mid June).
There is no immediate benefit to submitting an application incomplete at the start of the session. Tax Credit Award Notices or other supporting evidence may still be awaited and as the earliest payment for those attending school isn’t until August, there’s plenty time to ensure you have all the correct information before submitting to us.
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