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Google Puts $6 Million Into Open Source Summer of Code 2011

Apr 27, 2011, 12:03 (0 Talkback[s])

"The Summer of Code is an effort to bring students into the open source world, matching them up with mentoring open source organizations. The students work on a project with the open source group, helping both the project as well as themselves.

"Google chips in $5,550 per student, with $5,000 going to the student and $500 going to the mentoring organization. For 2011, Google has announced that 1,116 students that will be participating in the program, helping out 175 mentoring organizations."

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