The Education Maintenance Allowance (EMA) provides financial assistance to families on a low income to help with the cost of essential educational items such as textbooks, stationery, uniforms and excursions.
EMA is a means-tested payment - parents must hold a Centrelink/Veterans Affairs concession card to be eligible.
In 2014, the EMA amount is:
The 2014 EMA parent application form is available for download from:
An EMA application form must be completed by eligible parents/guardians and submitted annually to schools.
The closing date for parents/guardians to lodge EMA application forms is 28 February 2014.
How is EMA paid?
On the EMA parent application form, parents may choose from the following payment methods:
Closing Date: Parents/guardians need to lodge an EMA application form by 28 February 2014.
For more information please contact the Dromana College Administration Office on 5987 2805.