For Mentoring Organisations: 23 January 2018
For Students: 27 March 2018
Google Summer of Code (GSoC) is a coding program on global level organized by Google for helping & developing students with open source, free software and technology-related organizations to write code and paid stipends to do it during their summer break. Students interested in writing source codes can apply to get exposure to real-world software development and many job opportunities as well. Google Summer of Code is an online programme is organized for both students and mentor organizations to bring up the talented new developers from over 100 countries.
Google Summer of Code is started in 2005 as a complex experiment with a simple goal to bring up the open source developers who are working full time or part time or in Schools/Colleges. The main objectives and the motive of this stipend programme are mentioned below:
Every year Google enlists the mentoring organizations and those organizations are given a time slot to register themselves. Students can choose those mentoring organizations as per their area of interest and skills of the applicants along with this students can choose from.
|Schedule For the GSoC Mentoring Organisations|
|Google Summer of Code Organization Application Begin||4 January 2018|
|Google Summer of Code Organization Application Ends||23 January 2018|
|Announcement of Organization||12 February 2018|
|Schedule for GSoC Participants|
|Google Summer of Code Student Application Begin||12 March 2018|
|Google Summer of Code Student Application Ends||27 March 2018|
|Application Review Period||27 March to 23 April 2018|
|Student Project Announced||23 April 2018|
|Community Bonding||23 April to 14 May 2018|
|Program Coding Begins Officially|
|Coding||14 May to 6 August 2018|
|Students Submit Code and Final Evaluations||6 to 14 August 2018|
|Mentors Submit Final Evaluations||14 to 21 August 2018|
|Result Announcement||22 August 2018|
|Class/ Age||At least 18 years old|
Selected candidates will get the stipends which are at Google's sole discretion, and are adjusted to cost of living based generally on the country in which the student attends university. Candidates attending accredited online universities will be deemed as attending that university from their home address, irrespective of the address of that university.
The Google Summer of Code Application process will be done through online mode. The application process for students will begin on 12 March 2018. Interested candidates can visit the official website of Google to apply in google summer of code. Applicants must also note that there is no registration fee for registrations to GSoC.
For Students - Apply Online Here
(Link will be activated on 12 March 2018)
The candidates are required to submit their proof of enrollment in a post-secondary school program, including but not limited to colleges, universities, community colleges, or technical/vocational educational programs. All documents must clearly show candidate’s name and the name of the issuing school. These should match what is entered on the GSoC website. Candidates can only upload one file, in case the of multiple pages, a PDF is suggested. Supported formats are PDF, JPG, PNG. Other file formats will not be accepted.
Any “one” of the following documents is considered acceptable proof of enrollment:
The application of Google Summer of Code 2018 will submit through online mode only. The last date of application form submission for students is 27 March 2018. The applications are not required to be submitted via post or in hard copy.
There is no application fee required to be paid in favour of this programme, This programme is free of cost to the students, in fact, a stipend is paid to the students on successful completion of the programme.