The Center for Applied Linguistics is holding a series of online information sessions regarding the English for Heritage Language Speakers Program (EHLS), an adult scholarship program offering English and career classes for native speakers of certain languages who are interested in working for the U.S. Federal government. The program takes place at Georgetown University and lasts 8 months. Tuition is covered by a complete scholarship paid for by the U.S. government.

2014-2015 Languages: Amharic, Arabic, Bambara, Balochi, Dari, Hausa, Hindi, Kazakh, Kyrgyz, Mandarin Chinese, Pashto, Persian Farsi, Punjabi, Somali, Tajik, Tamashek, Turkish, Urdu, Uzbek, and Yoruba.

For more information about the program, its benefits, and requirements, visit or contact:

Natalia Araujo
English for Heritage Language Speakers
Center for Applied Linguistics
(202) 355-1524
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