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==GSoC 2016 Application Template==
===Things to do===
* Join the `Student Projects mailing list [ Student Projects mailing list]. Introduce yourself over there so that the community can get to know you. Feel free to discuss your project ideas as well as to ask for any help that you may require.
* Prepare Draft a detailed proposal regarding your project and submit it on the Google Summer of Code website. You have to update the application in the Project wiki also(
* If you need help with anything, ask on the `Student projects list [ Student projects list] or our IRC channel (`#smc-project on Freenode [ on Freenode]) (don't be afraid if you don't know git , for example. We'll can teach you everything that is needed, the only required thing from if you is enthusiasm are enthusiastic and have willingness to learn new thingsand do homework. So, and also, but- '''don't please do not expect us to spoon feeding from us-feed you''')
===Writing your proposal===
Start a wiki page to work on your proposal at Every applicant should create an account in SMC wiki. If you add your submit a draft proposal under your userpage, we will help you edit it and provide be able to give feedback (though understand that we will not help you write it) Note that your final application must be submitted at, so do not worry about the formatting of your application on the wiki, as you will have to reformat it there. We are more concerned with the content of can improve your application, and that it is readableproposal.
Finally you have to submit your finalized proposal at GSoC website
'''The application template is given below'''
====Personal information====
* Email Address:
* Telephone: '''No Need to Provide Phone Number in Wiki since it is going to be public'''
* Blog URL:
* Freenode IRC Nick:
* Your university and current education:
* Why do you want to work with the Indic Project?
* Do you have any past involvement with the Indicproject Indic project or another open source project as a contributor?
* Did you participate with the past GSoC programs, if so which years, which organizations?
* Do you have other obligations between May and August ? Please note that we expect the Summer of Code to be a full time, 40 hour a week commitment
* An overview of your proposal
* The need you believe it fulfillsfulfils or the problem it solves
* Any relevant experience you have
* How you intend to implement your proposal
* Tell us about something you have created.
* Have you communicated with a potential mentor? If so, who?
* SMC Wiki link of your proposal
====Other requirements====
''' Make sure you have completed following task to get qualified, failing to complete any task will results in rejecting your application.'''
* You have subscribed with the [ Student project] mailinglist and respective project mailing list (eg. [ Libindic mailinglist] for Libindic projects)
* Your application is available on [ SMC Project wiki] under your userspace* Your application is submitted to googesummer Google Summer of code Code application system
In addition to the written proposal, we require every GSoC accepted applicant to do this:* Do create an account on the SMC wiki and start a wiki page for your proposal(Under your userpageuser page). Keep it updated.
* We expect every GSoC participant to maintain a blog (If not, already) and post about their project's status, development, etc.
* Update the project status in the mailing list regularly with a meaningfull subjectline meaningful subject line (don't use something like 'GSoC Project Update ')
'''Useful Links'''