Application Procedures

Step 1: Check admission requirements

Step 2: Complete the SGS online application

Step 3: Secure a position within a research group

Step 4: Apply for awards and scholarships

Key Dates and Deadlines

2023-2024 Application Cycle: Open

Accepting applications for September 2023, January 2024, and May 2024 intakes

  • Last date for Domestic or International Applicants who reside in Canada to apply is:
    • September 2023 Intake: August 1, 2023
    • January 2024 Intake: December 1, 2023
    • May 2024 Intake: April 1, 2024
  • International Applicants who need to apply for a visa/study permit are encouraged to apply by:
    • September 2023 Intake: May 1, 2023
    • January 2024 Intake: September 1, 2023
    • May 2024 Intake: January 1, 2024

2022-2023 Application Cycle: Open

Accepting applications for January 2023, and May 2023 intakes

  • Last date for Domestic or International Applicants who reside in Canada to apply is:
    • January 2023 Intake: December 1, 2022
    • May 2023 Intake: April 1, 2023
  • International Applicants who need to apply for a visa/study permit are encouraged to apply by:
    • January 2023 Intake: September 1, 2022
    • May 2023 Intake: January 1, 2023

*International spaces are limited, as such applicants are recommended to first secure a supervisor before submitting an application.

Notification of Acceptance: Ongoing basis as completed applications are reviewed.

 Applicants who receive an offer of admission will be reimbursed their application fee after registering in Chemistry at Queen's.

Research Supervisor Requirements

Domestic (Canadian & Permanent Residents)
Although a research supervisor is not required to apply to our graduate program, all accepted students must have a research supervisor in place before starting their graduate program.
International
Although a research supervisor is not required to apply to our graduate program, international applicants will need to have a supervisor in place before an offer of admission can be made. Applicants are highly encouraged to enquire early on about positions with specific supervisors as there are a limited number of graduate positions available for international students.