For 2020, there is no set US or EU schedule, rather each mentor and mentee will set a schedule based on the project. Do note there are hard dates to have the project started and completed by to be recieve the stipend and invitiation to speak at an industry event.
Please send your project proposal(s) to https://www.openmainframeproject.org/projects/mentorship/apply by the application deadline.
|February 29th, 2020||Application Submission Deadline|
|March 31st, 2020||Mentee Acceptance Notifications Sent. Mentees should begin research in their chosen project area to be ready to start the mentorship.|
|May 1st, 2020||Mentorships can begin.|
|July 1st, 2020||All mentorships must be started by this date, including the project plan submitted to the mentorship program administrator|
|September 31st, 2020||All mentorships must be completed and final evaluation forms sent to be considered for participation at an industry conference|
|TBD||Mentees present their project at an industry conference|
Mentees will be paid a stipend of $6,000 USD in three installments:
- $500 USD when the mentorship begins and the project plan has been submitted and approved by the mentorship program administrator
- $2,500 USD upon a successfully completed midterm evaluation.
- $3,000 USD upon mentorship completion and a successful final evaluation.
Mentees who successfully complete the mentorship will also be invited to present thier work at an industry conference.