Proposal OWASP SummerofCode 2015
Summer of Code 2015 Proposal
This page outlines a proposal for implementing a Summer of Code @ OWASP for 2015 This program will run the similar way than Google Summer of Code
Rules for participation
- Only active Projects are allowed to participate
- Project with inactivity longer than 1 year are not taken in consideration
- Project must be a code or tool project (No documentation projects)
- 1st May ==> Program is officially announced
- 2nd May ==>Mentoring projects can start filling in the Wiki page with their participating proposals, and look for students to create proposals
- 15 June - 30 June- Interim Period : Project leaders will decide which students are finally selected for their own projects
- 1st july-15 July ==> Organisation Admins will review submitted final proposals chosen by Project mentors for each project
- 26 July ==> Slots will be allocated to the best proposals after a rigorous voting review
- 27 July ==> Program starts - code!
- 15 September ==> Midterm evaluation
- 27 October==>Pencils down, final evaluation
Vote weight will be distributed as following:
- OWASP Open source projects who'd like to participate in OWASP Summer of Code in 2015 should choose at least two project leaders to represent them.
- Students submit project proposals online to work with particular mentoring projects.
- Mentoring Project leaders rank student proposals and perform any other due diligence on their potential students; student proposals are matched with a mentor.
- Mentoring project leaders make their final decision on which students to accept into the program.
- Students are notified of acceptance.
- Students begin learning more about their mentoring organization and its community before coding work starts.
- Students begin coding work at the official start of the program, provided they've interacted well with their community up until the program start date.
- Mentors and students provide mid-term progress evaluations.
- Mentors provide a final evaluation of student progress at close of program; students submit a final review of their mentor and the program.
- Students upload completed code to an open repository/ Code site.
- Organization Admins deciding on which projects will get slots cannot be mentors of the participating project
- Project mentors will decide the best proposal and request a maximum slots based on their maturity stage:
Flagship==> maximum 2 Slots Labs==> Maximum 1 Slot Incubator==> Maximum 1 Slot
- each vote must be substantiated by an argument why the project was voted
- Students that are already contributors will get 2 points extra
A student proposal will receive a score distributed the following way Score range : 0 -100
- Vote mentors==> 45%
- Vote Organization admins==> 55%
The requested budget is USD 30,000- (10 Slots , 1 student==> USD 3000) A total of 10 Slots will be allocated
A selected student will receive USD 3,000= for 3 months work, a midterm evaluation and control will be exercised to determined of the candidate has delivered according the planning
Students can submit their proposals via the XXXXX from 15May - 15 June, 2015. We hear almost universally from our mentoring organizations that the best proposals they receive are from students who took the time to interact and discuss their ideas before submitting a proposal, so make sure to check out each organization's Ideas list to get to know a particular open source organization better. In addition to a proposal, students will be required to sign a Student Participation Agreement and submit their Proof of Enrollment forms.