Google Summer of Code (GSoC) 2019 for student developers (Get paid monthly stipend to write code)

Google Summer of Code is a global program focused on bringing more student developers into open source software development. Students work with an open source organization on a 3-month programming project during their break from school.

Spend your summer break writing code and learning about open source development while earning a stipend! Accepted students work with a mentor and become a part of the open source community. Many become lifetime open source developers!

Google Summer of Code is open to university students, age 18 and older in most countries.

Google Summer of Code (GSoC) 2019 for student developers (Get paid monthly stipend to write code)

Scholarship Benefits

Scholarship Eligibility

Organization Eligibility

  1. Mentor organizations must run an active open source or free software project.
  2. Have produced and released software under an OSI approved license.
  3. Must not be based in a country currently embargoed by the United States.

Complete Organization Terms

Student Eligibility

  1. Must be at least 18 years old at time of registration.
  2. 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 (May 6, 2019).
  3. Must be eligible to work in their country of residence during the duration of the program.
  4. Must be a resident of a country not currently embargoed by the United States.

Complete Student Terms

Timeline:

Student Application Period

March 25, 2019 – April 9, 2019

Students can register and submit their applications to mentor organizations. All proposals must be submitted by
April 9, 2019 14:00 (Eastern Daylight Time).

Application Review Period

April 9, 2019 – May 6, 2019

Organizations review and select student proposals.

Student Projects Announced

May 6, 2019

Accepted students are paired with a mentor and start planning their projects and milestones.

Scholarship Requirements

Community Bonding

May 6 – 27, 2019

Students spend a month learning more about their organization’s community.

Coding

May 27, 2019 – August 19, 2019

Students work on their Google Summer of Code projects.

while time.now() < deadline:
  code() and debug() and document()

Evaluations

June 24 – 28, 2019
July 22 – 26, 2019

Mentors and students submit their evaluations of one another. These evaluations are a required step of the program.

Students Submit Code and Final Evaluations

August 19 – 26, 2019

Students submit their code, project summaries, and final evaluations of their mentors.

Mentors Submit Final Evaluations

August 26, 2019 – September 2, 2019

Mentors review student code samples and determine if the
students have successfully completed their Google Summer of Code 2019
project.

Results Announced

September 3, 2019

Students are notified of the pass/fail status of their Google Summer of Code 2019 projects.

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