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{{Admon/tip | Upcomming importants dates for students, <br/>
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{{Admon/tip | Upcoming important dates for students during the 2016 GSoC <br/>
'''May 03:''' Student application deadline.
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'''14 March 19:00 UTC''' Student application period opens.<br/>
'''April 22:''' Student application period opens.}}
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'''25 March:19:00 UTC''' Student application deadline.
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{{Admon/tip | Students should atleast complete following steps on or before 3nd May (1900 UTC) to get qualified their submission as valid submission;
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{{Admon/tip | Students should at least complete following steps on or before 25 March (1900 UTC) to get qualified their submission as valid submission;
 
# have subscribed with the summer-coding mailing list
 
# have subscribed with the summer-coding mailing list
 
# owns a FAS account
 
# owns a FAS account
 
# application is available on the Fedora project wiki
 
# application is available on the Fedora project wiki
# application is submitted to google-melange
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# application is submitted to the google site
 
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Missing one of above will result in rejecting your application. Therefore please be extra careful.
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==
  
* [https://www.google-melange.com GSoC official site]
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* [https://summerofcode.withgoogle.com/ GSoC official site]
* [https://www.google-melange.com/gsoc/document/show/gsoc_program/google/gsoc2013/help_page GSoC 2013 FAQs]
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* [https://developers.google.com/open-source/gsoc/faq GSoC 2016 FAQs]
  
 
== Find a project ==
 
== Find a project ==
  
* Find a project idea from [[Summer_coding_ideas_for_2013|the main idea page.]]
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* Find a project idea from [[Summer_coding_ideas_for_2016|the main idea page.]]
* Students can propose your own idea at the [[Summer_coding_ideas_for_2013/Students_Idea|students' idea page.]]
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* Students can propose their own idea to the community
  
 
==Start communicating==
 
==Start communicating==
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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_2013/Student_Application_<UserName>&action=edit</nowiki></code>
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<code><nowiki>https://fedoraproject.org/w/index.php?title=GSOC_2016/Student_Application_<UserName>&action=edit</nowiki></code>
  
* 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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* Populate the form on [https://fedoraproject.org/w/index.php?title=GSOC_2016/Student_Application_Template/Common&action=edit this page] with the contents of the following, filling in the necessary details:  
  
 
* Paste the content from the template page to your wiki page,
 
* Paste the content from the template page to your wiki page,
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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
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* Do not forget to add Summer coding <year> category to your page, for example for 2016: <code><nowiki>[[category:Summer coding 2016]]</nowiki></code>
  
  
If you need help visit [[GSOC_2013#Communication]]  and/or view the sample proposal at
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If you need help visit [[GSOC_2016#Communication]]  and/or view the sample proposal at
 
[[GSOC_2012/Student_Application_Bckurera]]
 
[[GSOC_2012/Student_Application_Bckurera]]
  
 
==Proceed Further==
 
==Proceed Further==
  
If you have followed instruction at the above then you have started the first step, you need to refer to [[GSOC_2013/Student_Application_Process]] and continue.
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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_2016/Student_Application_Process]] and continue.
  
 
==Let others know==
 
==Let others know==
Let others know about your submission by forwarding your application URL with a brief description about your proposal to the <code>summer-coding</code> mailing list.
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Let others know about your submission by forwarding your application URL with a brief description about your proposal to the {{fplist|summer-coding}} mailing list.
  
 
==Keep communicating==
 
==Keep communicating==
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** [[Mailing_list_guidelines|Mailing List Guidelines]]
 
** [[Mailing_list_guidelines|Mailing List Guidelines]]
  
[[Category:Summer_coding_2013]]
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[[Category:Summer_coding_2016]]

Latest revision as of 07:27, 24 March 2016

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Upcoming important dates for students during the 2016 GSoC

14 March 19:00 UTC Student application period opens.
25 March:19:00 UTC Student application deadline.


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Students should at least complete following steps on or before 25 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 the google site

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


Contents

[edit] Learn about the program

[edit] Find a project

  • Find a project idea from the main idea page.
  • Students can propose their own idea to the community

[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_2016/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 2016: [[category:Summer coding 2016]]


If you need help visit GSOC_2016#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_2016/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.