Federal Work-Study (FWS)

Students who are interested in applying for Federal Work-Study (FWS) for Fall 2016/Spring 2017 must complete a 2016-2017 FAFSA and indicate an interest in Work-Study.There are both on-campus and off-campus jobs available for eligible students.

Effective, January 1, 2017 the on campus pay rate is $11.00 an hour. The off-campus pay rate varies depending on the job. You are paid only for hours worked in the job in which we place you, and you may not work beyond your award. Work-Study students may work up to 20 hours a week. 

Eligible Students for Work Study (FWS)

  • Must be a matriculated student in a degree program at Queensborough Community College, and enrolled at least half-time (6 credits)
  • Must be in good academic standing and making satisfactory progress toward a degree, based on guidelines for Federal Title IV aid
  • Must not be in default of a Federal Perkins Loan or a Direct Loan
  • Must not owe a refund of  a Federal PELL Grant or Federal SEOG or other federal aid
  • Must meet other eligibility requirements (e.g., citizenship, selective service, etc.)

**Only students who meet these criteria can make an appointment for Work-Study placement

**Please make sure that you “Accept” your award before you come in for placement

Work-Study Placement Appointments

The Federal Work-Study Program has placement appointments at the beginning of each semester. Eligible students will be contacted to schedule an appointment. 

When you come in for placement, you must bring all required documents with you.

Campus Cultural Centers

Kupferberg Holocaust Center
Kupferberg Holocaust Resource Center and Archives

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

Queensborough Performing Arts Center
QPAC: Performing Arts Center

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 Gallery
QCC Art Gallery

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.