GSoC 2011 Timeline

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  • January 24: Program announced.
  • February 28: 19:00 UTC: Mentoring organizations can begin submitting applications to Google.
  • March 11: 23:00 UTC: Mentoring organization application deadline.
  • March 14-17: Google program administrators review organization applications.
  • March 18: 19:00 UTC List of accepted mentoring organizations published on the Google Summer of Code 2011 site. Scribus Team is accepted into the program.
  • March 18-27: Would-be student participants discuss application ideas with mentoring organizations.
  • March 28: 19:00 UTC Student application period opens.
  • April 8: 19:00 UTC Student application deadline. Interim Period: Mentoring organizations review and rank student proposals; where necessary, mentoring organizations may request further proposal detail from the student applicant.
  • April 22: All mentors must be signed up and all student proposals matched with a mentor - 07:00 UTC Student ranking/scoring deadline. Please do not add private comments with a nonzero score or mark students as ineligible (unless doing so as part of resolving duplicate accepted students) after this deadline - 17:00 UTC IRC meeting to resolve any outstanding duplicate accepted students - 19:00 UTC #gsoc
  • April 25: 19:00 UTC Accepted student proposals announced on the Google Summer of Code 2011 site. Community Bonding Period: Students get to know mentors, read documentation, get up to speed to begin working on their projects.
  • May 23: Students begin coding for their GSoC projects; Google begins issuing initial student payments provided tax forms are on file and students are in good standing with their communities. Interim Period: Mentors give students a helping hand and guidance on their projects.
  • July 11: 19:00 UTC Mentors and students can begin submitting mid-term evaluations.
  • July 15: 19:00 UTC Mid-term evaluations deadline; Google begins issuing mid-term student payments provided passing student survey is on file. Interim Period: Mentors give students a helping hand and guidance on their projects.
  • August 15: Suggested 'pencils down' date. Take a week to scrub code, write tests, improve documentation, etc.
  • August 22: 19:00 UTC Firm 'pencils down' date. Mentors, students and organization administrators can begin submitting final evaluations to Google.
  • August 26: 19:00 UTC Final evaluation deadline Google begins issuing student and mentoring organization payments provided forms and evaluations are on file.
  • August 29: Final results of GSoC 2011 announced
  • August 30: Students can begin submitting required code samples to Google
  • October 22 & 23: Mentor Summit at Google: Representatives from each successfully participating organization are invited to Google to greet, collaborate and code. Our mission for the weekend: make the program even better, have fun and make new friends.