BOOST Scholarship Program

The Maryland State Department of Education BOOST scholarship program will provide $7.6 million in nonpublic school scholarships for qualifying students for the upcoming 2018-2019 school year. The “BOOST” Program, or “Broadening Options and Opportunities for Students Today,” will enable low-income families to attend nonpublic schools.

Who’s eligible for BOOST?

  • Low-income students whose family income is at or below 185% of the federal poverty level:
    • Family of 2 (e.g., one adult and one child): $30,044
    • Family of 3:  $37,777
    • Family of 4:  $45,510
    • Family of 5: $53,243
    • For additional family size information, visit
  • Public school students, as well as current nonpublic school students, may apply.

Where can I apply?

  • Apply for a BOOST scholarship at
  • Please be sure that you select St. Ursula School when applying.
  • DEADLINE: The application deadline is Monday, May 21, 2018, at 5:00 p.m.

If you have any questions, please contact Mrs. Kathy Olga (410-665-3533 or