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‘Apply to’ or ‘apply for’?

Apply to
Use this when you are putting yourself forward as a candidate for something, like a course of study, or a job. You apply to graduate school. You apply to a company for employment. You apply to a bank’s loan department for a loan.
Apply for
Use this if your intention is to obtain something. You apply for scholarship money. You apply for admission. You apply for a job. You apply for a passport.
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