How to Apply

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.

The Components of an Application

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.

Step 1: Prepare Supporting Documents for Application

Step 2: Complete Telephone Interview

Step 3: Submit Online Application

Step 4: Take Skills Tests

Final Notification

Admissions Timeline for 2019-2020

February –
July 5, 2019:
 Applicants complete the following:

  • Prepare supporting documents
  • Schedule and complete telephone interview
  • Complete online application
  • Meet EHLS staff at information sessions and open houses (optional)
July 5, 2019: Last day to submit an EHLS application
September 2019: Provisionally selected candidates notified to proceed with skills testing
Late September/ Early October 2019: Provisionally selected candidates come for one skills testing date in Washington, DC (Step 4):

  • Fri., September 27, 2019
  • Wed., October 2, 2019
  • Sat., October 5, 2019
Early November 2019: Successful candidates notified of scholarship award and admission to EHLS (Final Notification)
January 6, 2020: First day of 2020 EHLS Program