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

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

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

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:
Call: (877) 279-7172

Please note:
QCC does not endorse any specific lender

Helena Rubenstein Foundation

Scholarships Available to Continuing Education Students Inquire when Registering The Helena Rubenstein 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: January 10th.

Helena Rubenstein Scholarship Application Form


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:

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