What is the difference between apply to and apply for?
Rules and Examples
RULE: Use apply to to say WHERE you are applying and use apply for to say the PURPOSE of your application.
EXAMPLE: You could apply to the hospital. Send your CV and apply for a job.
INCORRECT: I will apply for another university if I don’t get accepted by my first choice.
CORRECT: I will to apply to another university if I don’t get accepted by my first choice.
INCORRECT: You can apply to the job online.
CORRECT: You can apply for the job online.