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Prospective QuARMS Students

Old Medical Square on Queen's Campus in Kingston, Ontario

Candidates for the QuARMS pathway must meet the following criteria: 

  • Be a Canadian Citizen or a Permanent Resident of Canada 
  • Identify as:
    • Black African, Black Caribbean, Black North American, or a multi-racial person who has and identifies with their Black ancestry 


    • Indigenous 
  • Applicants must meet the academic requirements of the eligible programs to which they are applying (see "How to Apply" for more information)
  • Applicants must be currently enrolled in the final year of high school when they apply

Candidates for the QuARMS pathway may also demonstrate the following qualities:

  • exceptional leadership qualities
  • curious by nature
  • diverse academic interests
  • committment to service
  • proven academic ability
  • critical and creative thinking
  • ability to relate to people
  • maturity and integrity
  • humility, altruism, and humanitarianism 


The Queen's Community provides various support resources and ways to connect with other students. We encourage you to explore the Inclusive Queen’s website to find out more!