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THEME: Improve the quality of existing tool and documentation projects
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SoC 2009 Details


OWASP is proud to announce the 2009 Season of Code (SoC 2009)! This program is designed to allow participants to get paid for helping create and improve OWASP Projects. For anyone new to the SoC program, please refer to the OWASP Season of Code page for background information on the mechanics of the program.

How to get involved

You can

  • submit a proposal for a grant as a Participant
  • guide and review a project as a Mentor
  • fund and direct new work as a Sponsor


Participating in an OWASP SoC 2009 project means that you'll be directly performing the work on the project and utilizing your Mentor(s) to help guide and review your work. Read about general expectations for participation.

To sign up to deliver a project:

The selection Jury will evaluate proposals and notify selected Participants as per the schedule below.

If selected, Participant responsibilities include:

  • Delivering the project as per the accepted proposal
  • Working with the assigned Mentor to ensure Midterm and Final evaluations are performed on schedule.


Mentoring an OWASP SoC 2009 project means that you'll be working closely with the Participant(s) selected to deliver your project. Read about general expectations for mentorship.

To sign up to mentor a project:

Mentor responsibilities include:

  • Helping guide delivery and advising Participants on project development
  • Working with project Participant(s) to ensure Midterm and Final evaluations are performed on schedule.


Sponsoring an OWASP SoC 2009 project is an easy way for an organization to leverage the OWASP talent pool to focus additional development work on a project of your choice. Read about general expectations for sponsorship

To sign up to sponsor a project:

  • Notify the Global Projects Committee of your intent to sponsor a project
  • Submit your ideas for proposals and/or suggested Mentors for your project
  • Submit sponsorship payment to OWASP


Here are some important dates and Milestones for the SoC 2009 program:

  • 2/1/2009 - Solicitation of project ideas
  • 3/1/2009 - Start of proposal submission
  • 4/21/2009 - Project selection and notification completed


Grant amount for each project: $XXX USD (total)

  • Upon on-track and successful Midterm evaluation
    • $XXXX to Participant
    • $XXX to Mentor
  • Upon project completion and successful Final evaluation
    • $XXXX to Participant
    • $XXX to Mentor

The initial budget for the SoC 2009 will be $XXX,000 USD contributed by OWASP.

  • OWASP expects to accept ~XX projects in the SoC 2009 program.
  • Depending upon third-party Sponsorships received, additional projects may also be accepted.

Selection Jury

The SoC 2009 selection Jury consists of the following people:

  • XXX
  • XXX
  • XXX

Additional Information

If there are any questions not answered by the resources on this page or on the OWASP Season of Code page, please contact the Global Projects Committee.