Student applications for the Google Summer of Code open on March 29 at 19:00 UTC.
The closing date is April 9 at 19:00 UTC.
The GSoC allows students to work closely with a mentor on a project of interest to Jikes RVM between 24 May and 20 August. Google will pay a stipend of $5000 to each accepted student developer. In the past, good things have come out of the GSoC and students have enjoyed the programme. You can find more details of the programme at
Please circulate this announcement to any student you think might be interested in making a contribution to Jikes RVM.