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. You must submit all parts of your application by midnight Eastern time on the deadline date, July 16, 2018.

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

Step 5: Receive Final Notification

Admissions Timeline for 2018-2019

February –
July 16, 2018:
 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 16, 2018: Last day to submit an EHLS application
September 2018: Provisionally selected candidates notified to proceed with skills testing
Weekend of October 13, 2018: Skills testing in Washington, DC
(Step 4)
November 2018: Successful candidates notified of scholarship award and admission to EHLS (Step 5)
January 7, 2019: First day of 2019 EHLS Program