Grants for pupils
Information and guidance about grants available for eligible pupils within Bridgend County Borough, including:
- Education Maintenance Allowance
- Free School Meals
- Distinctive Uniform Grant
- School Essentials Grant
Distinctive school clothing grant
Allowances towards the cost of distinctive school clothing are made to pupils attending secondary schools. Allowances are payable at the start of each of the child’s first five years in secondary school.
Education Maintenance Allowance (EMA)
Education Maintenance Allowance is payable to pupils and students in full time education after the age of 16. It is based on household income.
The scheme is not run by us. To find out more, either contact your school or Student Finance Wales.