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Subject: Re: [boost] GSoC: Student applications can now be submitted
From: Boris Schaeling (boris_at_[hidden])
Date: 2013-04-23 16:59:17

On Tue, 23 Apr 2013 19:07:09 +0200, Mario Mulansky
<mario.mulansky_at_[hidden]> wrote:

> [...]Afaik the
> process is as follows: google decides how many students will be
> supported to
> work for boost projects based on the number of proposals we get, so the
> more
> proposals we get the better. After the deadline, mentors rate the
> proposals
> and choose students, at most one for each project.
> This is how I understood things from when I was a GSoC student in 2011 -
> please correct me if I got it wrong, Boris.

Yes, correct (except that we review and rank proposals first before Google
comes in again :). Most important for now: Students have to submit
applications, and they have to do it themselves.


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