Summer of Code
Important GSoC 2018 Dates and Deadlines
- January 4, 2018
- Organization Applications Open
- January 23, 2018
- Organization Application Deadline
- February 12, 2018
- Organizations Announced (Interested students can now begin discussing project ideas with accepted mentor organizations.)
- March 12 - 27, 2018
- Student Application Period (Students can register and submit their applications to mentor organizations. All proposals must be submitted by March 27, 2018 12:00 (EDT).)
- March 27, 2018 - April 23, 2018
- Application Review Period
- April 23, 2018
- Student Projects Announced
See GSoC Timeline for more details from Google.
We look forward to accepting your contributions to support the use of technology in education. Google Summer of Code (GSoC) is "a global program that offers student developers stipends to write code for various open source projects."1
How to Participate
|As a student||As a mentor||By contributing ideas|
| The most important job of all! Sugar Labs is looking forward to your contribution. To begin, we strongly recommend orienting yourself with the Sugar Labs code base. Be sure to visit http://bugs.sugarlabs.org/.
Please add a summary of your proposal to the wiki on a page called:
where Proposal_name is the name of your proposal.
You can use this proposal template. (If you are applying to Outreachy, you may use your Outreachy proposal.) Be sure to explain what you want to do, why it is important, and evidence that you can do the work proposed.
Also, be sure to discuss the details of your proposal with members of the Sugar Labs community.
You also need to apply on the Google Summer of Code website.
|You can directly benefit a new software developer's coding competency and confidence levels while contributing to Sugar Labs and developing your own first-line management skills.||Here you can look for more development ideas –|
Sugar Labs GSoC Contact
Need help? Contact Walter Bender. He's responsible for,
- Maintaining this wiki page for the summer 2018 GSoC season (Feb 2018 - Sep 2018),
- Coordinating SL's application to the GSoC program as a mentorship organization,
- Recruiting mentors,
- Recruiting applicants,
- Selecting applicants,
- Supervising mentors, which largely entails making sure mid-term and end-of-summer reports are handed in on time,
- Interfacing with the Sugar Labs Oversight Board members to deal with collection and distribution of funds from Google
To request a Sugar Labs wiki account, please submit a preferred user name and an email address to: systems at lists dot sugarlabs dot org.