BLDAP Program

Applications for BLDAP 2023 will open February 6, 2023

2023 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.


Participants will be eligible for a monetary stipend during the middle and at the conclusion of the program. Students are paid for 40 hours/week (8 hours/day).

2023 Important dates

Applications close: April 3, 2023 at 11:59 PM PST 

Applications review: April 4 through April 19, 2023

Applicant Interviews: Late April 

Notification of selection and non-selection to applicants: April 28, 2023

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.