In order to be considered for the EHLS Program, you must complete an application form, provide required supporting documents, and complete a brief telephone interview. You must submit all parts of your application by midnight Eastern time on the deadline date. Applications for the 2016 program will be available in February, 2015, and the application deadline is July 13, 2015.
The Components of an Application
- The online application form is where you demonstrate that you meet the eligibility requirements and show that you are a strong candidate for the program
- The supporting documentation includes a résumé, transcripts, references, and confirmation of your application telephone interview schedule
- The application telephone interview includes questions about your background and professional goals and allows you to demonstrate your commitment to the program.
The Application Process: 5 Steps
Applying to the EHLS Program is a five-step process. To ensure that you submit a complete EHLS application, please review the steps carefully.
Admissions Timeline for 2015-2016
July 13, 2015:
| Applicants complete the following:
|July 13, 2015:||Last day to submit an EHLS Application|
|September 2015:||Provisionally selected candidates notified to proceed with skills testing|
|Weekend of October 10, 2015:||Language and computer skills testing in Washington, DC (Step 4)|
|November 2015:||Successful candidates notified of scholarship award and admission to EHLS (Step 5)|
|January 5, 2016:||First day of 2016 EHLS Program|