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