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Photonics in the Marketplace
"Preparing your students for corporate jobs will benefit both them and their prospective employers.  Building business acumen and operational capabilities in technical talent will make them highly marketable candidates for jobs!"

- Carrie Kochek, Director of Human Resources Business Partner at Verizon
Feb 25, '20
Queens College Foundation Master’s Scholarships
Available to: Full- and part-time matriculated students demonstrating exceptional scholastic ability who begin their Master’s program in the Fall 2020 semester. Full-time students awarded the scholarship must take a minimum of 9 credits per fall and spring semester of their first year. Part-time students must take a minimum of 6 credits per fall and spring semester to be considered eligible. International students must take a minimum of 9 credits per fall and spring semester for eligibility.

Award Amount: Full-time scholarships are $9,000; part-time scholarships are $6,000.

Deadline to apply: April 1, 2020. Successful applicants will be notified by the Dean of Graduate Studies by May 1.

Application Process: Please follow this link to apply 

­­­­­NOTE: You must also have submitted a complete application for admission to the Queens College Graduate Admissions Office by March 15 in order to be considered for these scholarships.

Teaching and Research Assistantships
Qualified students can be offered teaching assistantships, which will involve teaching introductory physics lab classes. In some situations, research assistantships might be available for exceptional students involving working in one of the research lab maintained on campus by our faculty.  The availability of these assistantships depends on the needs of the department and the availability of funding. Interested students must contact the Chair of the Physics department, Prof. Schwarz for TA positions, and individual faculty members for RA positions.