OSGeo is accepted as a mentor organization for GSoC 2017!

News Date: 
28 Feb 2017
Details: 

Dear OSGeo community,

We are proud to announce that OSGeo has been selected as a mentor organization for the 2017 edition of GSoC! See all selected orgs here.

From now until March 20, potential student participants are invited to discuss application ideas with mentoring organizations/OSGeo’s projects (see the detailed timeline.

Mentors are invited to let us know the project they intend to mentor, and to subscribe to the Google webpage. Before committing for mentorship, please read and accept the mentor’s responsibilities.

Once we have verified the correspondence between the mentors and the idea, we will proceed to appointing them in our wiki page and connect the mentors to the OSGeo organization on the Google website, from which it’ll be possible for the mentors to evaluate the proposals. Mentors: please offer guidance to the students that contact your software communities, and offer them a code challenge in line with the project that they want to apply for.
Would-be students: please read carefully the recommendations and browse the ideas page.

All: please subscribe the soc mailing list.

Let’s begin!!

Cheers,
The OSGeo GSoC Team