BLDAP Program

Applications for BLDAP 2024 are now closed.

2024 Program

Program Elements

The curriculum will include an introduction to Python course, data science, and a number of scientific projects and experiments. Participants will be provided with the necessary materials to complete projects and interact with researchers and operations staff. All participants will give a final presentation. This is an in-person program. Students are expected to travel to the Berkeley Main Campus, Monday thru Friday of each week. 


Participants will be eligible for a monetary stipend during the middle and at the conclusion of the program. Students will be paid $500 per week. 

2024 Important dates

Applications close: April 1, 2024 at 11:59 PM PST 

Applications review: April 1 through April 19, 2024

Applicant Interviews: Late April 

Notification of selection and non-selection to applicants: May 3, 2024

Orientation 1: This will be an introduction to the program and to help students go over the required paperwork. There will be two virtual sessions held:

Orientation 2: Students will be required to attend. This virtual orientation will cover logistics and onboarding.