The 2017 Google Summer of Code application period has opened. The Mifos Initiative will be applying as a mentoring organization and hopes to be selected once again in 2017. Applications are due by February 9 and accepted orgs will be announced by February 27.
2017 Google Summer of Code Timeline
Please see Google Summer of Code website for the full program timeline. Here are a few key dates and their current status:
|09 February: 1600 UTC||Mentoring organization application deadline|
27 February: 1600 UTC
List of accepted mentoring organizations published on the Google Summer of Code 2017 site.
Would-be students discuss project ideas with potential mentoring organizations.
20 March - 03 April
Student application period
COMPLETED - 89 APPLICATIONS
Mentoring organizations review and rank student proposals; where necessary, mentoring organizations may request further proposal detail from the student applicant.
Slot allocations published to mentoring organizations
May 4: 1600 UTC
Accepted student proposals announced on the Google Summer of Code 2016 site.
COMPLETED - 12 STUDENTS ACCEPTED
Community Bonding Period:
Students get to know mentors, read documentation, get up to speed to begin working on their projects.
Students begin coding for their Google Summer of Code projects
30 June: 1600 UTC
Phase 1 Evaluation deadline; Google begins issuing student payments
|24 July: 1600 UTC||Phase 2 Evaluation deadline|
Suggested 'pencils down' date. Take a week to scrub code, write tests, improve documentation, etc.
21 August - 29 August: 1600 UTC
Students tidy code, write tests, improve documentation and submit their code sample. Students also submit their final mentor evaluation.
29 August - September 5: 1600 UTC
Mentors submit final student evaluations.
Final results of Google Summer of Code 2015 announced
Mentor Summit at Google:
Recap from our Last GSOC - 2016
We documented their incredible summer in several posts to our blog:
Some posts from 2014 as well: