Broadening Options and Opportunities for Students Today (BOOST) Program

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

The BOOST program for the 2019-2020 school year is governed by language in Senate Bill 125 of the 2019 legislative session (the Fiscal 2020 Budget Bill).

2019-2020 BOOST Application is open! Applicants have until midnight on April 17, 2019 to submit applications. Click here to view instructions and start the application.

2019-2020 BOOST La aplicación está abierta! Los solicitantes tienen hasta la medianoche del 17 de abril de 2019 para presentar sus solicitudes. Haga clic aquí para ver las instrucciones e iniciar la aplicación.

For information, contact boost.msde@maryland.gov.