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 2017 program are now available at ehlsapplication.org; the application deadline is July 18, 2016.
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 2016-2017
July 18, 2016:
| Applicants complete the following:
|July 18, 2016:||Last day to submit an EHLS Application|
|September 2016:||Provisionally selected candidates notified to proceed with skills testing|
|Weekend of October 15, 2016:||Language and computer skills testing in Washington, DC (Step 4)|
|November 2016:||Successful candidates notified of scholarship award and admission to EHLS (Step 5)|
|January 3, 2017:||First day of 2017 EHLS Program|