Types of Aid

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

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

Federal Programs

State Programs



Grants are funds awarded to students that do not have to be repaid.  Besides the federal government offering grants, New York State provides a grant that many students receive.

Federal GrantsState Grants

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.