Ready to find the best and brightest students to contribute to your open source software project this summer? The Google Summer of Code™ 2008 program funds students worldwide, pairing them with mentors from the FLOSS community. We're now accepting applications from open source projects who wish to act as mentoring organizations, and the application deadline is Wednesday, March 12, 2008. We'll post a list of approved organizations on the Google Summer of Code page on Monday, March 17th. Students will have a week to discuss application ideas with their potential mentors before student applications open on Monday, March 24th

Check out our FAQs for a preview of the application. And remember, if you have any questions, you can always find us in the Google Summer of Code Discussion group or in #gsoc on Freenode. Best of luck to all of our applicants!