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The following programs allow participants to choose among a large number of participating projects.
 
=== Outreachy ===
=== GNOME Outreach Project for Women ===
 
* Link: [https://wiki.gnome.org/OutreachProgramForWomenaction/show/Outreachy program website]
* Who is eligible: Anyone assigned female at birth or currently identifying as a woman, genderqueer, genderfluid or genderfree. Participants do *not* need to be students, US citizens, or programmers.
* Deadline: MarchTwo 31st,rounds 2014a year
* Duration: May 19 to August 18Three months
* Stipend: $5500
* Details: "The internships offered are not limited to coding, but include user experience design, graphic design, documentation, web development, marketing, translation and other types of tasks needed to sustain a FOSS project. The internship is expected to be a full-time effort, meaning that the participants must be able to spend 40 hours a week on their project. Participants will work remotely from home." Remote.
=== Google Summer of Code ===
 
* Link: [https://wwwdevelopers.google-melange.com/gsocopen-source/homepage/googlesoc/gsoc2014 program website]
* Who is eligible: Students with "some programming experience at the university level". You do not need to be a CS or IT major. You do not need to be a US citizen.
* Deadline: MarchUsually 21st,around 2014March
* Duration: May 19 to August 18
* Stipend: $5500
* Details: "Google Summer of Code is a program that offers student developers stipends to write code for various open source projects. Historically, the program has brought together over 7,500 students with over 440 open source projects, to create over 50 millions of lines of code." Remote.
* Link: [http://railsgirlssummerofcode.org/ Program website]
* Who is eligible: People identifying as female or socialized female are given priority. Not limited to students, but professional developers are excluded. (See [http://railsgirlssummerofcode.org/application-guide/#1 here] for more details.)
* Deadline: Mayvaries 2nd,by 2014year
* Duration: Three months, startingJuly 1st of Julythrough 2014September. Full-time commitment is encouraged but not necessary.
* Stipend: $1500 per month; $4500 total
* Details: "Just like in Google Summer of Code and Ruby Summer of Code, students will be paid so they're free to work on Open Source projects for a few months. Unlike those programs, the Rails Girls Summer of Code is about helping students to further expand their knowledge and skills by contributing to a great Open Source project (rather than producing highly sophisticated code)." Remote.
* Link: [http://www.dataone.org/internships Program website]
* Who is eligible: Undergraduates, Graduate Students and Postgraduates (of 5 years or less)
* Deadline: Mar 18 2014March
* Duration: 3 months (May 26 - Jul 25thJuly - some flexibility)
* Stipend: $5000
* Details: Interns undertake a 9 week program of work centered around one of the projects listed below. Each intern will be paired with one primary mentor and, in some cases, secondary and tertiary mentors. Interns need not necessarily be at the same location or institution as their mentor(s). Interns and mentors are expected to have a face-to-face meeting at the beginning of the summer, maintain frequent communication throughout the program and interns are required to work in an open notebook environment.
=== Summer of Code in Space (SOCIS) ===
 
* Link: [http://sophia.estec.esa.int/socis2014socis/ Program website]
* Who is eligible: Undergraduate and graduate students enrolled in educational institutions in certain European countries (see [http://sophia.estec.esa.int/socis2014/faq#socis_elig_student_who here] for more details).
* Deadline: May 15(varies 2014by year)
* Duration: 3 months (June-August)
* Stipend: 4000 Euros
=== Automattic (Wordpress.com) ===
 
* Link: [httphttps://vip.wordpress.com/2014/04/01/the-dream-internship-work-at-automattic-summer-2014internships/ Internship posting]
* Who is eligible: "students currently enrolled in a program" are preferred, though anyone can apply.
* Deadline: Mayfour 1st,periods 2014a (the earlier the better)year
* Duration: 8-10 weeks
* Duration: "The internship runs 8-10 weeks between June 1st and August 1st, 2014, but we are flexible on the dates."
* Stipend: No details given beyond "paid".
* Other details: Remote. Two positions: developer intern and communications intern.
* Link: http://opennews.org/fellowships/
* Who is eligible: unknown (seems to be programmer-focused, and not limited to US citizens)
* Deadline: likely August 2014varies
* Duration: 10 months, starting in Jan/Feb 2015
* Stipend: $60,000 plus [http://opennews.org/fellowships/info.html benefits]
* Other details: "Knight-Mozilla Fellows spend 10 months embedded with our partner newsrooms. Our Fellows are developers, technologists, civic hackers, and data crunchers who are paid to work with the community inside and outside of their newsroom to develop open-source projects. Fellows work in the open by sharing their code and their discoveries, helping to strengthen and build journalism's toolbox." "Fellows work on a range of projects including data, mapping, research, and analysis of impact."
* Link: http://www.opensocietyfoundations.org/grants/open-society-fellowship
* Who is eligible: "Applicants should possess a deep understanding of their chosen subject and a track record of professional accomplishment. Past and current fellows have included journalists, activists, academics, and practitioners in a variety of fields." World-wide, but proficient English is required.
* Deadline: August 4th, 2014 (every six months)
* Duration: unknown
* Stipend: $80,000 or $100,000
* Link: http://www.consumerfinance.gov/jobs/technology-innovation-fellows/
* Who is eligible: US citizens
* Deadline: July 31, 2014unknown
* Duration: two years
* Stipend: unknown
* Link: [https://meta.wikimedia.org/wiki/Grants:IEG program website]
* Who is eligible: Criteria include "Individual or team of up to 4 individuals. Demonstrated involvement in the Wikimedia movement, with good community-standing. Willing to provide full legal name and address. Able to independently complete the project."
* Deadline: Next round is 1-30 September 2014varies
* Duration: "Scoped to 6 months, with potential to renew for 6 more if need is shown."
* Stipend: "Maximum request USD 30,000. No minimum."
* Link: http://go.hpcloud.com/scholarship-registration
* Who is eligible: "All women who are enrolled full time in an information systems or computer science (or equivalent) major course of study and capable of developing a project using OpenStack technology and/or Cloud Foundry are eligible."
* Deadline: 10 p.m. PST on November 16, 2014varies
* Stipend: $10,000 USD
 
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