Please be advised that we are now accepting applications for the Fall 2018 QCC Continuing Student Academic Merit Scholarship. Awards of up to $1,000 per semester for the Fall 2018 and Spring 2019 semesters will be given to select students. Listed below are the eligibility requirements that ALL applicants must meet in order to be considered:

  • Candidates must have completed a minimum of 24 Queensborough Community College credits;
  • Candidates must have completed all remedial coursework;
  • Candidates must be matriculated and registered for a minimum of 15 credits for the Fall 2018 semester by April 30, 2018 at Queensborough Community College;*
  • Candidates must possess a Cumulative Grade Point Average of 3.25 or higher;
  • All candidates must submit a well-written formal essay describing themselves and their career goals (minimum 250 words);
  • Applicants must be a U.S. citizen, permanent resident, or an international/foreign student with a valid student visa.

*Students who are graduating at the conclusion of the Fall 2018 semester and don't need 15 credits to complete their remaining degree requirements are exempt from this criterion, however they must be registered by the date of April 30, 2018.

Note: This award is not transferable; all students applying for this scholarship must be returning to QCC for the Fall 2018 semester in order to be considered.


These merit scholarships are funded by the Queensborough Community College Fund, Inc.

Please contact Fran Seiffer-Klingsberg if you have any questions.

An e-mail confirmation containing the full content will be sent to the applicant after a successful submission.


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We recommend you write the essay in a word processing program and then copy and paste it in the text box below.

Please inform the Scholarship Committee about yourself and your career goals

Applicants with poorly written essay will be rejected. The QCC Writing Center is available for assistance with essay preparation.


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