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{{Admon/tip | Upcomming importants dates for students, <br/>
 
{{Admon/tip | Upcomming importants dates for students, <br/>
'''April 06:''' Student application deadline.
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'''10 March:19:00 UTC''' Student application period opens.<br/>
'''March 26:''' Student application period opens.}}
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'''21 March:19:00 UTC''' Student application deadline.
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{{Admon/tip | Status of the GSoC 2012, now! <br/>
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{{Admon/tip | Students should at least complete following steps on or before 21 March (1900 UTC) to get qualified their submission as valid submission;
Interested students start contacting mentors and collecting information about the interested projects !}}
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# have subscribed with the summer-coding mailing list
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# owns a FAS account
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# application is available on the Fedora project wiki
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# application is submitted to google-melange
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Missing one of above will results in rejecting your application. Therefore please be extra careful.
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==Learn about the program==
 
==Learn about the program==
  
* [http://code.google.com/soc/ GSoC official site]
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* [https://www.google-melange.com GSoC official site]
* [http://www.google-melange.com/document/show/gsoc_program/google/gsoc2012/faqs GSoC 2012 FAQs]
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* [https://www.google-melange.com/gsoc/document/show/gsoc_program/google/gsoc2014/help_page GSoC 2014 FAQs]
  
 
== Find a project ==
 
== Find a project ==
  
* Find a project idea from [[Summer_coding_ideas_for_2012|the main idea page.]]
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* Find a project idea from [[Summer_coding_ideas_for_2014|the main idea page.]]
* Students can propose your own idea at the [[Summer_coding_ideas_for_2012/Students_Idea|students' idea page.]]
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* Students can propose your own idea at the [[Summer_coding_ideas_for_2014/Students_Idea|students' idea page.]]
  
 
==Start communicating==
 
==Start communicating==
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** [[User:Kaio]]
 
** [[User:Kaio]]
  
==Create your proposal ==
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==Create your Application==
  
 
* Login to the [https://fedoraproject.org/w/index.php?title=Special:UserLogin&returnto=Fedora_Project_Wiki fedoraproject.org/wiki] using your Fedora Account Credentials.
 
* Login to the [https://fedoraproject.org/w/index.php?title=Special:UserLogin&returnto=Fedora_Project_Wiki fedoraproject.org/wiki] using your Fedora Account Credentials.
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* Navigate the following URL, replacing <UserName> with your fedora username
 
* Navigate the following URL, replacing <UserName> with your fedora username
  
<code><nowiki>https://fedoraproject.org/w/index.php?title=GSOC_2012/Student_Application_<UserName>&action=edit</nowiki></code>
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<code><nowiki>https://fedoraproject.org/w/index.php?title=GSOC_2014/Student_Application_<UserName>&action=edit</nowiki></code>
  
* Populate the form on [https://fedoraproject.org/w/index.php?title=GSOC_2012/Student_Application_Template/Common&action=edit this page] with the contents of the following, filling in the necessary details:
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* Populate the form on [https://fedoraproject.org/w/index.php?title=GSOC_2013/Student_Application_Template/Common&action=edit this page] with the contents of the following, filling in the necessary details:  
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* Paste the content from the template page to your wiki page,
  
 
'''(make sure to _omit_ the <nowiki><pre></nowiki> tags)'''
 
'''(make sure to _omit_ the <nowiki><pre></nowiki> tags)'''
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* Save the page and then click 'watch this page' at the top
 
* Save the page and then click 'watch this page' at the top
  
* Navigate to the following URL, replacing <UserName> with your fedora username and <ProposalName> with the name of your proposal
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* Do not forget to add Summer coding <year> category to your page, for example for 2014: <code><nowiki>[[category:Summer coding 2014]]</nowiki></code>
  
<code><nowiki>https://fedoraproject.org/w/index.php?title=GSOC_2012/Student_Application_<Username>/<ProposalName>&action=edit</nowiki></code>
 
  
* Populate the form on [https://fedoraproject.org/w/index.php?title=GSOC_2012/Student_Application_Template/Proposal&action=edit page] with the contents of the following, filling in the necessary details
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If you need help visit [[GSOC_2014#Communication]]  and/or view the sample proposal at
 
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[[GSOC_2012/Student_Application_Bckurera]]
'''(make sure to _omit_ the <nowiki><pre></nowiki> tags)'''
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* Save the page and then click 'watch this page' at the top
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* Repeat steps 5-7 for additional proposals you would like to submit
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==Proceed Further==
  
If you need help visit [[GSOC_2012#Communication]] and/or view the sample proposal at
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If you have followed instruction at the above then you have started the first step, you need to refer to [[GSOC_2014/Student_Application_Process]] and continue.
[[GSOC_2012/Student_Application_Bckurera/sample_wiki]]
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==Let others know==
 
==Let others know==
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** [[Mailing_list_guidelines|Mailing List Guidelines]]
 
** [[Mailing_list_guidelines|Mailing List Guidelines]]
  
[[Category:Summer_coding_2012]]
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[[Category:Summer_coding_2014]]

Latest revision as of 19:24, 18 March 2014

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Upcomming importants dates for students,

10 March:19:00 UTC Student application period opens.
21 March:19:00 UTC Student application deadline.


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Students should at least complete following steps on or before 21 March (1900 UTC) to get qualified their submission as valid submission;
  1. have subscribed with the summer-coding mailing list
  2. owns a FAS account
  3. application is available on the Fedora project wiki
  4. application is submitted to google-melange

Missing one of above will results in rejecting your application. Therefore please be extra careful.


Contents

[edit] Learn about the program

[edit] Find a project

[edit] Start communicating

  • Begin communicating with the community. Other members of the community can help you refine your idea, and you may meet potential mentors. You should contact sub-projects within the community that can provide mentors for your project idea, and you should join,

[edit] Set up an account

If you do not already have an account in the Fedora Account System, create one.

[edit] Create your Application

  • Navigate the following URL, replacing <UserName> with your fedora username

https://fedoraproject.org/w/index.php?title=GSOC_2014/Student_Application_<UserName>&action=edit

  • Populate the form on this page with the contents of the following, filling in the necessary details:
  • Paste the content from the template page to your wiki page,

(make sure to _omit_ the <pre> tags)

  • Save the page and then click 'watch this page' at the top
  • Do not forget to add Summer coding <year> category to your page, for example for 2014: [[category:Summer coding 2014]]


If you need help visit GSOC_2014#Communication and/or view the sample proposal at GSOC_2012/Student_Application_Bckurera

[edit] Proceed Further

If you have followed instruction at the above then you have started the first step, you need to refer to GSOC_2014/Student_Application_Process and continue.

[edit] Let others know

Let others know about your submission by forwarding your application URL with a brief description about your proposal to the summer-coding mailing list.

[edit] Keep communicating

  • We cannot overstress the importance of communication. Keep talking, and listening, to the discussion group, to the sub-projects relevant to your proposal and to potential mentors. Be patient, as mentors and other contributors are often very busy people.