FOSSEE Summer Fellowship 2024

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Last updated on: 07 May 2024

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FOSSEE invites applications for the FOSSEE Summer Fellowship 2024. The students get an opportunity to work with the FOSSEE team for around 1.5 to 2 months. This is a remote (tentative) fellowship with support and mentoring by the FOSSEE team. To get shortlisted for the fellowship, select a project and choose a screening task from the table given below under screening task details. You have to complete at least one of the screening tasks. The selection will be purely based on the evaluation criteria of each screening task.

How to Participate?

Students who are selected for this Fellowship can be from any college, pursuing any degree, and at any stage of their graduation/ post-graduation. The only criterion for selection is the successful completion of a screening task. Students desirous of getting selected for this Fellowship have to learn a Free/Libre and Open Source Software (FLOSS) and complete some screening tasks. These tasks can involve programming/ scientific computing/ collecting data that will be of use to the community. These screening tasks are not very complicated and can be done over a period of two weeks.

Terms of Engagement: Remote (tentative) Full-time / Part-time. According to the hostel availability, it can be physical.

Last date of Registration

22 April 2024

Submission Period

31 March - 30 April 2024

Result announcement

7 May 2024

Commencement of the FOSSEE Summer Fellowship 2024

15 May 2024 (tentative)

Conclusion of the FOSSEE Summer Fellowship 2023

Mid July 2024

  • To register Please select one of the projects from the table given below and fill out this form to register.
  • The submitted task will be reviewed by experts/ mentors from the FOSSEE team.
  • After the review, the top submissions will be selected. The results of the selected fellows will be displayed on the website.
  • The fellows will get the flexibility to work full-time (8 hrs a day) or part-time (4 hrs a day) during the fellowship.

Note that more screening tasks will be added, so please keep checking.

Please refer to the weblink URL of the respective project for details on the screening task.

Project NameScreening task description in briefWeblinkContact Email Id
eSim on CloudThe task needs you to auto-arrange wires. Please only do Task 1: Auto-layout of wiresViewSUB: eSim on CLoud Internship 2024
Arduino on CloudTry to complete any of the sub-tasks under Task 3. These are mostly bug fixing. Please do not attempt if mentioned as “Please do not attempt”ViewSUB: Arduino on CLoud Internship 2024
RTwo tasks are to be completed:
  1. Perform an EDA/statistical analysis on a select dataset in an R markdown file and render it in HTML
  2. Complete 10 examples from a proposed TBC
Refer the weblink for more details.
eSimTwo tasks to be attempted:
  1. Propose circuit simulations you wish to implement in eSim v2.3 or eSim v2.4 under Circuit Simulation Project.
  2. Figure out the dependency issues while installing eSim 2.4 on Ubuntu 23.04 and fix at least one of the issues. Please refer to the weblink URL for more details.
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ScilabCreation of Scilab case
Scilab signal processing toolbox developmentThe screening task involves implementing Scilab functions for the Signal Processing Toolbox, similar to how they are implemented in
Scilab control system toolbox developmentThe screening task involves implementing Scilab functions for the Control System Toolbox, similar to how they are implemented in
Xcos on CloudConversion from Xcos format to Xml format in
OsdagWe have openings in two projects under the Osdag Team.
  1. Osdag
  2. Osdag on Cloud
OpenFOAMThe screening task involves flow simulation over a backward facing step using OpenFOAM and Post Processing the results to find the reattachment
  • Task-1:

    This task is for testing the candidate's skill in developing Blender addons and the Blender Python API. There are 3 subtasks in this task with this category with increasing difficulty. 

  • Task-2:

    This Task is for testing the candidate's skills in GUI development and their ability to represent different data structures in the different manners in a GUI. Candidates are expected to create a GUI interface with the expected features mentioned in the tasks.
Web DevelopmentThis screening task evaluates the candidate's proficiency in web development (HTML, CSS [bootstrap or tailwind], vanilla js), specifically in converting a static website into the Astro
Chemical Process Modeling & Simulation - DWSIM and OpenModelicaThe screening task involves the creation of process flowsheet using DWSIM and
  • Opportunity to work with faculty from IIT Bombay
  • Certificate of Fellowship
  • Recognition on the FOSSEE website

Note: At the end of the fellowship you may receive an honorarium depending on the quality of work.

  • Selected FOSSEE Fellows' names will be displayed on the FOSSEE website, alternately they shall also receive an email regarding the selection on their registered email id. So it is important to fill in the correct details in the registration form.
  • Once the Fellowship starts, every FOSSEE Fellow will be assessed every week based on the quality and quantity of the work. At any point, if the work is found unsatisfactory, the fellowship offer will be withdrawn.
  • The content submitted for the screening task as well as the work done during the fellowship shall be released in open source.