Financial Aid comes from a variety of sources. These include:

  • Queensborough
  • CUNY (The City University of New York)
  • The Federal Government
  • New York State
  • Outside organizations

To be eligible for any federal/state program students must meet the following eligibility requirements:

  1. United States citizen or eligible non-citizen
  2. Matriculated (i.e. pursuing a degree or certificate)
  3. Making Satisfactory Academic Progress as defined by Queensborough

Academic Requirements for Federal Aid   Academic Requirements for State Aid

Grant Programs?


  • Federal Pell Grant Program
  • Federal Supplemental Educational Opportunity Grant (SEOG)

Federal Grants


  • Tuition Assistance Program
  • Aid for Part-time Students

State Grants


Scholarships are an excellent way to fund your education. There are a number of scholarships available to students currently enrolled at QCC who have attained a high degree of academic excellence.

Please take a moment to look through the scholarships and see if there are any that match your criteria.


Federal Work-Study (Employment)

Queensborough Community College participates in the Federal Work-Study Program. The program enables a qualified student to pursue a degree while holding a part-time job. This employment may be located on or off campus and may take place during the academic year (including vacation periods) and/or during the summer months. Eligibility for this program is based on the financial status of the student and/or his or her family. Recipients are required to maintain satisfactory academic progress as stated under the PELL program. Students must apply on the FAFSA form.

More Information

Financial Aid Questions? Questions about applying for Financial Aid? Get video answers below, or head to Financial Aid TV


Financial Aid Questions? Questions about Loan Programs? Get video answers below, or head to Financial Aid TV

Types of Student Loans

Campus Cultural Centers

Kupferberg Holocaust Center (KHC)Opens in a new window
Kupferberg Holocaust Center Opens in a new window

The KHC uses 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.