Google to invest 70.000 USD in Drupal

Dries Buytaert: Google to invest 70.000 USD in Drupal:

Rumor has it that Google will sponsor 14 Drupal developer stipends in this year’s Summer of Code program (SoC). To inspire young developers to work on FOSS projects during the summer, Google will provide a stipend of 5000 USD to each student developer, of which 4500 USD goes to the student and 500 USD goes to Drupal project (or to the mentors). With 14 accepted applications this adds up to a 70.000 USD investment over a three-month period.

Thanks to Google, Drupal’s SoC organizers and the 36 Drupal mentors to bring on board a range of fresh talents.

(Via Planet Drupal.)

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