apply (with for) to ask for (something) formally. You could apply (to the manager) for a job.
apply (with to) to concern. This rule does not apply to him.
What is the main difference between :
Apply to and Apply for ?
She applied to the University of California.
He applied to the dean for a waiver.
She applied for admission to the University of California.
He applied for a scholarship.
Applied to: Where or to whom one applied
Applied for: What one hoped to receive