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Applicant Forms

Entrance Scholarships:

Most of our entrance scholarships are awarded without application based on the quality and academic excellence of the application documentation. There are some entrance scholarships that are available by application after registration in September to eligible members of the entering first year class.

LSAC and OLSAS Fee Waiver

The Fee Waiver Forms and documentation can be faxed to (613) 533-6611, sent by e-mail attachment to jd@queensu.ca, or mailed to our office at the address below:

Queen's University
Faculty of Law
Room 200, Macdonald Hall
128 Union Street
Kingston ON K7L3N6

Applying for an LSAT fee waiver

Required documentation: 

  1. LSAC Fee Waiver Application.
  2. Cover letter (explaining applicant's financial situation).
  3. Copies of documents supporting current financial situation (most current Social Assistance payments, income tax returns etc)
  4. Copy of OSAP Notice of Assessment or Government Student Assistance from other Provinces (both for the Provincial and the Federal portions), for all years of post secondary education. The documents should include your name and account number.

Important Information 

  • You must be a Canadian Citizen or Permanent Resident.
  • Each approved LSAC fee waiver will entitle you to two LSAT sittings per testing year (test dates must fall within the waiver period June 2016 through February 2017).
  • In order to process your request for the LSAT fee waiver you are required to submit the completed and signed application accompanied with all the relevant documentation.
  • The Faculty of Law will mail the approved LSAC Fee Waiver Form directly to you, at the address you provided in your application. You are responsible for mailing it to LSAC. It is highly recommended that this is done as early as possible in advance of the published deadline dates.  
  • Application and documentation for those not approved will be returned back to the address on the application.  
  • Incomplete applications will not be processed and will be returned by mail without any notification.  
  • Please allow at least two weeks for processing of your Fee Waiver Applications.  
  • The granting of fee waivers is discretionary and will be granted only to those whose total income from all sources is below the levels established by the Canadian Student Loan Program.

Applying for an OLSAS fee waiver

Required documentation: 

  1. Queen's University, Faculty of Law, Application for Fee Waiver.
  2. Cover letter (explaining applicant's financial situation). The letter must include the OLSAS "IT number", address, email address, and phone number.  
  3. Copies of documents supporting current financial situation (most recent Social assistance payments, income tax forms etc.). 
  4. Copy of OSAP Notice of Assessment or Government Student Assistance from other Provinces (for both the Provincial and the Federal portions), for all the years attending a post secondary institution. The documents should include your name and account number.

Important Information 

  • The Application Fee Waiver applies only to the $90.00 Application Fee for Queen's University.
  • In order to process your request for an OLSAS fee waiver, you are required to submit the completed and signed application accompanied with all the relevant documentation.
  • The Faculty of Law will notify you and OLSAS, via email, of the approved Queen's University Application Fee Waiver.
  • Application and documentation for those not approved will be returned back to the address on the application.
  • Incomplete applications will not be processed and will be returned by mail without any notification.
  • Please allow at least two weeks for processing of your Fee Waiver Applications.
  • The granting of fee waivers is discretionary and will be granted only to those whose total income from all sources is below the levels established by the Canadian Student Loan Program.
Late Application Request

Late applications can be submitted only with the permission of the Admissions Committee. Requests for permission to submit a late application must detail all relevant circumstances relied upon. Candidates seeking late admission must meet competitive standards for admission.

You will be required to provide an unofficial copy of your transcripts and LSAT score report (if you have already written it), on the understanding that official copies are required to support your application through OLSAS if you are granted permission to apply.

The Late Application Request Form and documentation can be faxed to (613) 533-6611, sent by e-mail attachment to jd@queensu.ca, or mailed to our office at the address below:

Queen's University
Faculty of Law
Room 200, Macdonald Hall
128 Union Street
Kingston  ON K7L 3N6

Late Application Request Form (PDF, 85KB)

Deferral Request

A deferral of admission for one year may be granted by request in writing to the Assistant Dean of Students. Deferral may be granted if the application is competitive and if there are reasonable grounds to support the request for deferral. Candidates seeking deferral will be required to provide a firm acceptance to Queen’s and pay a non-refundable acceptance deposit that will be applied toward tuition on registration.

The Deferral Request Form can be faxed to (613) 533-6611, sent by e-mail attachment to jd@queensu.ca, or mailed to our office at the address below:

Queen's University
Faculty of Law
Room 200, Macdonald Hall
128 Union Street
Kingston  ON K7L 3N6

Deferral Request Form (PDF, 84KB)