Student Proposal deadline for Google Summer of Code hours away

Thursday, May 2, 2013

We’re in the final hours for students interested in this year’s Google Summer of Code to submit their project proposals to mentoring organizations. Students, be sure to submit your proposal to the program site by this Friday, May 3rd at 19:00 UTC (Noon PDT) to be considered for this year’s program.

We receive a lot of great applications and your proposal is what will make you stand out from the rest of the applicants. For tips on writing a quality proposal that will grab the attention of the mentoring organizations check out the student manual written by students, for students.

For more general tips on successful student participation, read the helpful dos and don’ts written by a group of experienced Google Summer of Code administrators, our new user’s guide for the program site, Frequently Asked Questions and timeline. You can also stay up-to-date on all things Google Summer of Code on our Google Open Source blog, mailing lists or on IRC at #gsoc on Freenode.

Don’t miss out on an exciting summer full of open source coding by waiting until the last minute and missing the deadline. All proposals must be submitted before Friday, May 3rd at 19:00 UTC.

By Stephanie Taylor, Google Open Source Programs