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Google Summer of Code 2021

This is our list of project ideas for the Google Summer of Code program in 2021.

Note: GSoC will be different, the 3-months student projects will be replaced by part-time projects, 6-weeks full-time-equivalent, to be done in a 10-week time-window. Stipends are appropriately reduced to the half amount, leading to the same per-hour value.

Dear students, if you want to apply for doing a Google Summer of Code project with us you can choose a project from our workgroup's lists but you can also present your own idea fitting to any of the work groups below. Please note that you have to choose “The Linux Foundation” as your mentoring organization, independent of the workgroup where you want to do your project.

Note: If you want to participate as student, you DO NOT need to be member of the GSOC group on the Linux Foundation web site, this group was formerly used for writing these pages and now it is not used any more.


  • March 9, 2021 - Accepted mentoring organizations will get announced
  • March 29, 2021 - Applications open for students
  • April 13, 2021 - Deadline for students to apply

Notes to take for students

  • Read the GSoC Manual, the timeline, and GSoC FAQs
  • On your application be sure to mention which of the listed Linux Foundation projects you are applying for, if applicable. If you are suggesting your own idea be sure to clarify that.
  • Follow the scheme of our student application template.
  • Follow the DOs and DON'Ts for students.
  • On the front page click the field to apply as a student and then choose “The Linux Foundation” as your mentoring organization from the long list. To find it, use the filter field under “Name” or use the drop-down menu at the bottom to display the full list (there are more than 150 organizations).

If you have questions

Do not hesitate to ask questions. Please use the contact info (e-mail, IRC) of the workgroup in which you want to do your project. You find it by following the links below. For general questions about participating as GSoC student in projects of the Linux Foundation, join the #linuxfoundation-gsoc channel on Freenode for questions about GSoC in general, join the #gsoc channel on Freenode.

Linux Foundation GSoC Project groups

The Linux Foundation sponsors development in different areas. Each area has a set number of GSoC projects available for 2021 as suggested projects which you can apply for and they are also open for your project suggestion.


Organization Administrators

The participation of the Linux Foundation in the Google Summer of Code is organized by Till Kamppeter (till at linux dot com) and Aveek Basu (basu dot aveek at gmail dot com).

gsoc/google-summer-code-2021.txt · Last modified: 2021/03/16 15:50 by siqueira