Deadline: March 25, 2016
Applications for Google Summer of Code for students opens on March 14, 2016. Google Summer of Code is a global program focused on introducing students to open source software development. Students work on a 3 month programming project with an open source organization during their break from university.
Since its inception in 2005, the program has brought together almost 11,000 student participants and 10,000 mentors from over 113 countries worldwide. Google Summer of Code has produced over 50 million lines of code for 515 open source organizations.
- Students accepted to the Program and in good standing with their Organization after the Community Bonding Period may receive a $500 USD stipend shortly after coding begins.
- Each Student who has received a passing mid-term Evaluation and who has submitted the mid-term evaluation of his or her Mentor on time may receive a $2,250 USD stipend shortly after the mid-term Evaluation deadline.
- Each Student who has received a passing final Evaluation and who has submitted the final Evaluation of his or her Mentor on time may receive a $2,750 USD stipend shortly after the final Evaluation deadline
- Must be at least 18 years old at time of registration.
- Must be enrolled in or accepted into an accredited institution including (but not necessarily limited to) colleges, universities, masters programs, PhD programs and undergraduate programs as of the GSoC Student Acceptance Date (April 22, 2016).
- Must be eligible to work in their country of residence during duration of program.
- Must be a resident of a country not currently embargoed by the United States.
How to Apply
Students who wish to apply for acceptance in the Program must:
- accept the terms of the Student Participant Agreement,
- submit Proof of Enrollment, and
- submit a Project Proposal.
- Students may submit Project Proposals to Organizations through the Program Website during the application period described in the Program Timeline.
- Each Student may submit up to five (5) Project Proposals; however, only one (1) Project Proposal may be accepted per Student.
- Project Proposals may, but are not required to, be for Projects on an Organization’s Ideas List.
- If a Project Proposal is for a Project that the Student is already working on, the Student must note this in the Project Proposal. Any work done on the Project prior to acceptance of the Project Proposal will not be considered for Evaluations.
For more information visit Google Summer of Code