How to Apply

In order to be considered for the EHLS Program, you must complete an application form, provide required supporting documents, and complete an Oral Proficiency Interview (OPI) in English.

The Components of an Application

The Application Process: 4 Steps

Applying to the EHLS Program is a four-step process. To ensure that you submit a complete EHLS application, please review the steps carefully.

Prepare to Apply

Step 1: Start Application

Step 2: Submit Application

Step 3: Complete an OPI in English

Step 4: Take Skills Tests

Final Notification

Admissions Timeline for 2020-2021

February – July 10, 2020: Applicants complete the following:
  • Prepare supporting documents
  • Submit an online application
  • Complete an OPI in English
  • Meet EHLS staff at information sessions and open houses (optional)
5 pm EDT on
July 10, 2020:
Last day to submit an EHLS application (Step 2)

5 pm EDT on
July 28, 2020:
Last day to complete an OPI in English (Step 3)

September 2020:Provisionally selected candidates notified to proceed with skills testing

October 2020:Provisionally selected candidates take skills testing virtually (Step 4).

November 2020:Successful candidates notified of scholarship award and admission to EHLS (Final Notification)

January 4, 2021:First day of 2021 EHLS Program