||In 200 words or less, provide a high-level description of the proposed work.
||This is the main body of the proposal. It should include the following information and be no more than 3 pages in length:
- Introduction — Include motivation for the proposed work. In particular, explain the problem being addressed and its importance.
- Related work -- Survey a list of open source projects with components that are related to your proposal. How will your work incorporate or build on those ideas?
- Goals and objectives — What do you aim to accomplish over the course of the summer.
- Procedures — What approach will you take to complete your objectives? Provide a speculative outline of the software you aim to implement. Give a timeline or schedule of milestones.
||Provide current resume or CV that includes your contact information, education (including degrees earned, major, and expected graduation date), industry and open source experience, and any relevant projects that you have worked on in the past. This must be no longer than 2 pages in length. If your resume or CV is longer than that, select only information that is relevant to the project.
||Explain why you are interested in working on the project, and how your background will help you succeed. Be sure to explain experience with specific tools and languages (e.g., C++, git, svn, Linux, etc.) and how they will help contribute to your success. This must be no more than 1 page.
||When are you done with finals? When does the fall semester/quarter start? How much time will you be able to commit to the project during the summer months? Are you taking summer classes or working in a part-time internship? Do you plan on taking a vacation at some point during the summer?