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Please use the scheme shown here for your student application. If you have any questions, ask on the OWASP GSOC Group


  • Full Name
  • University / current enrollment
  • Short bio / overview of your background
  • Subscribe to the mailing list of the appropriate group and introduce yourself
  • Tell us your IRC nick with which you will use the group's IRC channel

Your Coding Skills

In your application let us know

  • What platform do you use to code? Hardware specifications and operating system
  • Did you ever code in C or C++/Perl/python/..., yes/no? what is your experience?
  • If you apply for a project on our ideas list, have you experience in the areas listed under "Desired knowledge"?

Set yourself up

  • Set up your platform to build a Bazaar/GIT/Subversion snapshot of the current state of the project you are interested in.
  • If you need help, ask on the mailing list of the appropriate group, or in the IRC.
  • Report success on the mailing list or IRC.

You and Us

  • Were you involved in development in the project's group in the past? What was your contribution?
  • Were you involved in other OpenSource development projects in the past? which, when and in what role?
  • Why have you chosen your development idea and what do you expect from your implementation?

Your Project

  • What do you want to achieve?
  • If you have chosen an idea from our list, why did you choose this specific idea?
  • If you are proposing a project of your own, what is unique about it?
  • What makes you suited to carry the project?
  • How much time do you plan to invest in the project before, during and after the Summer of Code?
  • Please provide a schedule of how this time will be spent on subtasks of the project. While this is only preliminary, you will be required to provide a detailed plan latest at the beginning of GSoC and during the project you will issue weekly progress reports against that plan.