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Boost Scholarship Application Opens

Monday, January 7 - All Day

The Broadening Options and Opportunities for Students Today (BOOST) Program provides scholarships for some students who are eligible for the free or reduced–price lunch program to attend eligible nonpublic schools. Awards are granted based on household income, with the lowest income served first. Click here to view the income thresholds for the program.

The BOOST program for the 2019-2020 school year is governed by language in Senate Bill 185 of the 2018 legislative session (the Fiscal 2019 Budget Bill).

MAY 21, 2019, 5:00 PM = DEADLINE TO APPLY for the 2019-2020 school year.
JULY  = Awards are expected to be made.
SEP. AND OCT. = Schools will confirm enrollment of BOOST students.
DECEMBER  = Payments are expected to be sent to schools.

For information, contact boost.msde@maryland.gov or visit the BOOST Application website.