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* April 22: Student application period opens.
* April 22: Student application period opens.
* May 3: Student application deadline.
* May 3: Student application deadline.


== coreboot contact ==
== coreboot contact ==
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Google Summer-of-Code is a a full (day-) time job. This means we expect roughly 40 hours per week on your project, during the three months of coding. Obviously we have flexibility, but if your schedule (exams, courses) does not give you this amount of spare time, then maybe you should not apply.  
Google Summer-of-Code is a a full (day-) time job. This means we expect roughly 40 hours per week on your project, during the three months of coding. Obviously we have flexibility, but if your schedule (exams, courses) does not give you this amount of spare time, then maybe you should not apply.  


# Prior to project acceptance, you have demonstrated that you can work with the coreboot codebase.  
# Prior to project acceptance, you have demonstrated that you can work with the coreboot codebase.  
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# We require that accepted students to maintain a blog, where you will write about your project weekly. This is a way to measure progress and for the community at large to be able to help you. SoC is not a private contract between your mentor and you. http://blogs.coreboot.org/
# We require that accepted students to maintain a blog, where you will write about your project weekly. This is a way to measure progress and for the community at large to be able to help you. SoC is not a private contract between your mentor and you. http://blogs.coreboot.org/
# Student must be active on IRC and the mailing list.  
# Student must be active on IRC and the mailing list.  


We don't expect our students to be experts in our problem domain, but we don't want you to fail because some basic misunderstanding was in your way of completing the task.
We don't expect our students to be experts in our problem domain, but we don't want you to fail because some basic misunderstanding was in your way of completing the task.


= Projects =
= Projects =
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* flashrom [http://www.flashrom.org/GSoC here].
* flashrom [http://www.flashrom.org/GSoC here].
*[http://serialice.com/GSoC SerialICE] projects
*[http://serialice.com/GSoC SerialICE] projects


== Your own Project Ideas ==
== Your own Project Ideas ==
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But of course your application does not need to be based on any of the ideas listed. The opposite: Maybe you have a great idea that we just didn't think of yet. Please let us know!
But of course your application does not need to be based on any of the ideas listed. The opposite: Maybe you have a great idea that we just didn't think of yet. Please let us know!


== coreboot Mentors ==
== coreboot Mentors ==
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= coreboot Summer of Code Application =
= coreboot Summer of Code Application =
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:Please provide an overview of your project and a break down of your project in small specific goals. Think about the potential timeline. Explain what risks or potential problems your project might experience. What would you expect as a minimum level of success? Do you have a stretch goal?  
:Please provide an overview of your project and a break down of your project in small specific goals. Think about the potential timeline. Explain what risks or potential problems your project might experience. What would you expect as a minimum level of success? Do you have a stretch goal?  


== Advice on how to apply ==
== Advice on how to apply ==

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