[OSGeo-Discuss] Announcement: OSGeo selected as an umbrella organisation for GSoC 2019

María Arias de Reyna delawen at gmail.com
Tue Feb 26 23:41:31 PST 2019

Congratulations to all members involved!

This is a huge effort and a very nice one. I am very happy to see it going
forward and growing every year :D

On Tue, Feb 26, 2019 at 11:17 PM Helmut Kudrnovsky <hellik at web.de> wrote:

> Dear OSGeo community,
> we’re pleased to announce that OSGeo has been selected as an umbrella
> organisation for Google Summer of Code (GSoC) 2019.
> @Mentors: In the coming days, we admins will be inviting the mentors that
> have filled the form [1]. If you want to be a mentor and haven’t filled the
> form yet, please do it *ASAP*.
> @All members of the community: be prepared and responsive in the coming
> days to welcome students and answer their inquiries. From Google admins:
> “Students who engage with their organization early (and often) are more
> likely to be accepted and then succeed. We encourage you to get to know the
> students and help them get to know you! Please continue to flesh out your
> ideas lists and documentation over the next few weeks.”
> Please, forward this email to your developer and community mailing list.
> @Students:
> According to the official timeline [2], student application period will be
> March 25, 2019 - April 9, 2019.
> For your convenience, this year you can also download the proposal
> template from [3]. After filling the template and detailing the proposal,
> it must be submitted following the guidelines given by Google.
> Remember to submit your proposal well in advance, so that you can make the
> most out of the feedback from mentors and the community at large and refine
> your proposal until final deadline. Read the application instructions here
> [4]. The same page contains all the info you need before taking action,
> read it all carefully! Good luck everyone!
> We admins will be available as always at <gsoc-admin at osgeo.org>,
> however, consider using public channels if the topic is not sensitive, i.e.
> soc mailing list [5]
> We are looking forward to working with you towards another awesome edition
> of GSoC!
> Kind regards
> OSGeo GSoC admins
> About GSoC
> GSoC [6] is a global program by Google aiming at bringing new developers
> to open source organizations. OSGeo’s participation as an umbrella
> organization dates back to 2007 edition. Curious to know more? Browse our
> wiki pages [7].
> [1] https://goo.gl/forms/jMvPl7ns2NG1BL6Q2
> [2] https://summerofcode.withgoogle.com/how-it-works/#timeline
> [3] https://github.com/OSGeo/gsoc/blob/master/proposal_template.md
> [4]
> https://wiki.osgeo.org/wiki/Google_Summer_of_Code_Recommendations_for_Students#Application_instructions
> [5] https://lists.osgeo.org/mailman/listinfo/soc
> [6] https://summerofcode.withgoogle.com/
> [7] https://wiki.osgeo.org/wiki/Category:Google_Summer_of_Code
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