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Google Summer of Code 2012 Kicks Off

Feb 06, 2012, 19:00 (0 Talkback[s])
(Other stories by Sean Michael Kerner)

"In 2011, 1,116 students were accepted into the program which pays the students as well as the open source mentoring organizations.

For 2012, Google is paying $5,000 to each student and an additional $500 for the organization that mentors the student. So that means that if Google holds to the same numbers as 2011, they will be pumping at least $6.1 million into open source development over the summer months this year.

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