National Building Museum

DAP I Fall 2017 Participant Application

Thank you for your interest in the Design Apprenticeship Program. We expect you to submit a thoughtful and thorough application. Once you've answered all the questions, we suggest finding a trusted peer or adult to help you review your application. We do not have time to conduct interviews, so this is the best way for us to get to know you. As a reminder, accepted applicants are expected to commit to the full 8 Saturdays of the program.


Section A: Contact Information

Parents or Guardians: please fill out Section A, ensuring that we have accurate contact and emergency contact information for your applicant. All questions require a response. If it doesn't apply to you, please enter "N/A."

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Section B: Participant Questions

The applicant must answer the following questions. As mentioned above, due to the number of applications we receive, we cannot conduct interviews. The responses provided here are our main means of determining who participates in the program. Please answer the questions thoughtfully and completely.








Section C: Visual Support (optional, but strongly encouraged)

If you would like to submit visual support for your application, such as an artwork you've created or something you have designed and built, you can email it to teenprograms[at]

Please include your name and "DAP 2017 Visual Support" in the subject line. Example: "David Adjaye - DAP 2017 Visual Support."

This is an optional but strongly encouraged part of the application. Acceptable file formats are .gif, .PDF, and .jpeg, under 4MB. Please do not send files as Google Docs. 


What's next?


Thank you for submitting an application for the fall 2017 session of the Design Apprenticeship Program. You should receive a confirmation email upon hitting "apply." If you do not see an email, please check your spam or junk file to ensure that we are able to communicate with you via email you. Please do not call about application status, notifications will begin Friday, September 8, 2017.

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