“Google Summer of Code (GSoC) is a program that offers student developers stipends to write code for various open source projects. Google will be working with a several open source, free software, and technology-related groups to identify and fund several projects over a three month period. … Google funded approximately 400 student projects in 2005, 600 in 2006, and 900 in 2007. “(via slashdot)
A great opportunity!