Funding Opportunities

Many of our training opportunities and skill enhancement offerings may qualify for vouchers and reimbursement through various sources.

Union Members • Employees and members of local and national unions may be eligible for a partial or full reimbursement of courses. Please contact your union representative for information.

Department of Veteran’s Affairs • Vouchers accepted for certificate training programs. For more information and requirements, please visit www.va.gov

Vocational and Educational Services for Individuals with Disabilities (VESID) • Vouchers are accepted for certificate training programs. For more information and requirements, please visit www.vesid.nysed.gov

Workforce Investment Act (WIA) • Qualified unemployed individuals can receive vouchers for career training or to upgrade skills. Please contact the Jamaica Workforce at 718-557 6755 or visit www.workforcenewyork.org

Sallie Mae

The nation's leading education services institution is now offering student loans for non-credit Continuing Education courses. Please check with other lenders, as well.

To contact Sallie Mae:
www.salliemae.com/student-loans/smart-option-student-loan/
Call: (877) 279-7172

Please note:
QCC does not endorse any specific lender

Helena Rubinstein Foundation

Scholarships Available to Continuing Education Students Inquire when Registering The Helena Rubinstein Foundation is offering competitive scholarships to students enrolling in vocational, noncredit programs who have not earned an Associate or Bachelor degree. Applications are available through the Continuing Education Office or through your program coordinator. Please contact the Office of Continuing Education @ 718.631.6343 for scholarship details and application. Due date: December 28th, 2016.

Scholarship applicants now also have the option to start their application process via the following link: https://cunysud.formstack.com/forms/hrf_spring_2017

C.O.P.E.

College Opportunity to Prepare for Employment/C.O.P.E. in conjunction with the Human Resources Administration (HRA) provides Queensborough Community College students receiving Public Assistance the support services they need for their college career. C.O.P.E.'s goal is to help students become successful college graduates and find long-term economic self-sufficiency and independence through gainful employment. For academic advisement, career counseling, job placement (full and part-time), resume preparation assistance, interview preparation—including free new and fashionable clothing and accessories (in conjunction with Edith’s Place and Dress for Success) and a variety of other services for those students receiving "P.A." Talk to us about qualifying for our free MetroCard and/or gift card. For more information, please contact Mary Casatelli, Director - Phone: 718.281.5147 Email: mcasatelli@qcc.cuny.edu

TheDream.US

CUNY has partnered with TheDream.US, a national foundation that provides college scholarships to undocumented students across the country. Over 300 scholarship recipients are enrolled at CUNY colleges this fall, and we look forward to increasing this number even more. A new scholarship application round opened in September and will run through February 15, 2016. Undocumented students who are DACA-eligible can receive up to $25,000 in college tuition, and once enrolled in CUNY scholarship recipients receive special advisement and training. Currently enrolled college students are not eligible to apply.

Some important notes about the scholarship:

  • Scholarship liaisons at every CUNY college serving undergraduate students are available to discuss the scholarship application with prospective candidates – their contact info is listed here.
  • For more information about student eligibility requirements or to access the scholarship application, please visit TheDream.US website.
  • For more information about CUNY’s participation in this amazing scholarship program, please visit our scholarship webpage.

Campus Cultural Centers

Kupferberg Holocaust CenterOpens in a new window
Kupferberg Holocaust Resource Center and ArchivesOpens in a new window

Using the lessons of the Holocaust to educate current and future generations about the ramifications of unbridled prejudice, racism and stereotyping.

Queensborough Performing Arts CenterOpens in a new window
QPAC: Performing Arts CenterOpens in a new window

QPAC is an invaluable entertainment company in this region with a growing national reputation. The arts at QPAC continues to play a vital role in transforming lives and building stronger communities.

Queensborough Art GalleryOpens in a new window
QCC Art GalleryOpens in a new window

The QCC Art Gallery of the City University of New York is a vital educational and cultural resource for Queensborough Community College, the Borough of Queens and the surrounding communities.