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Grants and Allowances

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School uniform grant 

School Uniform Grants

Grants are available to help with buying school uniforms for certain pupils. Find out more, including if you’re eligible for a grant, at the link below.
pdf buttonApplication for Free School Meals/School Uniform/Physical Education Clothing Allowance

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NI Direct wesbite: School uniform and uniform grants information

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Education Authority for Northern Ireland: Apply for Free School Meals/School Uniform/Physical Education Clothing Allowance

Free school meals

Free School Meals

The Education Authority (EA) is responsible for assessing eligibility for Free School Meals based on Department of Education (DE) / Department for the Economy (DfE) criteria. Find out more, including if you’re eligible for a grant, at the link below.

pdf buttonApplication for Free School Meals/School Uniform/Physical Education Clothing Allowance

weblinkNI Direct wesbite: School uniform and uniform grants information

weblinkEducation Authority for Northern Ireland: Apply for Free School Meals/School Uniform/Physical Education Clothing Allowance

Transport

Apply for School Transport

The Education Authority has introduced a new online process for parents applying for home to school transport assistance. The service allows parents to make applications for transport assistance online and receive an initial assessment indicating whether their child/children are eligible for transport assistance.

weblinkEducation Authority for Northern Ireland: Apply for School Transport

EMA

Education Maintenance Allowance

If you decide to stay on at school or go to college you may be able to get Education Maintenance Allowance (EMA). EMA is a fortnightly payment of up to £60 for students who are aged 16, 17, 18 or 19 years.  It is paid directly to young people who fall within the households income thresholds listed above and who stay on in education after they reach statutory leaving age which is after the end of their compulsory schooling.

weblinkBangor Academy: Education Maintenace Allowance