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Google Summer of Code 2012 Kicks Off

Feb 06, 2012, 19:00 (0 Talkback[s])
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"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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