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GSoC Student Application Template

Basic & Contact information

  1. Full Name:
  2. Preferred Name / Nickname:
  3. Age:
  4. Address of Residence:
  5. E-mail:
  6. Phone number (incl. international prefix):
  7. Other means of contact (Jabber, Skype, etc.):
  8. University / College:
  9. Study Program / Specialization:
  10. What year are you in at the University / College:

Project description

  1. Please describe your idea for your GSoC project. Be as specific as possible, include suggested timeline with milestones.

Motivation & Experience

  1. Why did you choose HelenOS?
  2. What is your favorite part of our sources and what do you like/dislike about it?
  3. What made you propose the above project?
  4. What past experience in this area do you have? Be as specific as possible, provide pointers for reference.
  5. Can you name some of the most difficult challenges that you had to cope with in your previous experience in this area?
  6. Why should we assign the project to you?
  7. What do you think your involvement with HelenOS will look like after this year's Google Summer of Code is over?

Time planning & Commitment

  1. Do you plan to do something else as a summer job besides working on your GSoC project?
  2. Do you plan to move to another place during the program?
  3. Will there be moments when you will not be able to work on your GSoC project?
  4. Will there be moments when you will not be able to communicate with us?
  5. Please name any other factors that may have an impact on your performance and your commitment to your GSoC project.
  6. Are you aware that your GSoC project is an equivalent of a full-time job?
  7. How many hours per week do you plan to dedicate to your project?

Team spirit

  1. Have you read our Tips for (not only) Students, especially the Coding tips and Social interaction tips?
  2. Do you identify yourself with the principles listed in our Tips for (not only) Students?
  3. In your opinion, what does an ideal interaction between a mentor and the student look like?
  4. In your opinion, what does an ideal interaction between the HelenOS community and the student look like?