Gentoo Summer of Code
For the ninth year running, Google is organising a Summer of Code, funding
students to work on open-source projects over the summer. Gentoo is
now accepted for the eighth time, for Summer of Code 2013.
All developers can be reached by e-mail using firstname.lastname@example.org.
Applying to GSOC 2013
As a Student
Google will accept student applications April 22-May 3. (Please see the published
GSoC timeline in case that deadline should change).
Before applying, we encourage you to browse our project ideas and
offer up your own ideas in #gentoo-soc on freenode and on the gentoo-soc mailing list. We
urge you to discuss your ideas ahead of time with our prospective
mentors so we can work out any kinks prior to the application deadline.
Please also read our
guidelines prior to applying.
If you have general questions about the Summer of Code, Google provides
Also make sure to read the student guide linked from the top of the FAQ.
As a Mentor
Mentor applications are now open. Please read the
mentoring guidelines to learn what you need to do to apply. Then
go to the GSoC webapp to
apply to be a mentor.
Some project ideas are provided. We encourage you to also propose your own original ideas.
Potential mentors for each idea are also on the ideas list; please contact
them before applying to discuss your idea. If you are proposing an
original idea, you can find potential mentors either on the gentoo-soc
mailing list or the #gentoo-soc IRC channel.