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Application Process








Key Dates and Deadlines

2018-2019 Application Cycle: Closed

2019-2020 Application Cycle: Open

Accepting applications for September 2019, January 2020, and May 2020 intakes

Domestic Application Deadline: Ongoing

International Application Deadline: February 1, 2019. International spaces are limited, as such applicants interested in applying after the February 1st deadline for the 2019-2020 academic year should first secure a supervisor before submitting an application.

Notification of Acceptance: Ongoing basis as completed applications are processed

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.
All international applicants must have a research 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.