Students Who Like Programming: Google's Summer of Code Deadline is April 3
Original post made by Angela Hey, Mountain View Voice Blogger, on Mar 25, 2009
To apply you must first have a Google login and create a profile on the GSoC site. Then find a [Web Link mentoring organization] that interests you. Each mentoring organization suggests projects. You can then discuss the project with the mentoring organization to find out more about it.
The[Web Link Users' Guide] tells you how to apply by writing proposals. Each proposal is submitted to the sponsoring mentoring organization. You can submit up to 20 proposals.
If you are accepted you will be paired with a mentor who will guide your programming project.