Google Summer of Code 2021 Timeline

Date Event
2020
October 26 Program announced
2021
January 29 19:00 UTC Mentoring organizations can begin submitting applications to Google
February 19 19:00 UTC Mentoring organization application deadline
February 19 - March 8 Google program administrators review organization applications
March 9 19:00 UTC List of accepted mentoring organizations published
March 9 - March 29 Potential student participants discuss application ideas with mentoring organizations
March 29 18:00 UTC Student application period begins
April 13 18:00 UTC Student application deadline
May 3 18:00 UTC Student slot requests due from Org Admins
May 13 18:00 UTC Student Project selections due from Org Admins
May 17 18:00 UTC Accepted student projects announced
Community Bonding Period Students get to know mentors, read documentation, get up to speed to begin working on their projects
June 7 Coding officially begins!
July 12 18:00 UTC Mentors and students can begin submitting Phase 1 evaluations
July 16 18:00 UTC Phase 1 Evaluation deadline
Work Period Students work on their project with guidance from Mentors
August 16 - 23 18:00 UTC Final week: Students submit their final work product and their final mentor evaluation
August 23 - 30 18:00 UTC Mentors submit final student evaluations
August 31 Final results of Google Summer of Code 2021 announced