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In 2017, we are using a Purchasing Power Parity (PPP) based calculation to determine the stipend. We start with a base amount of 6000 USD and then adjust it based on each country’s PPP value. There is a minimum (2400 USD) and maximum (6600 USD) stipend amount. The base amount takes into consideration the fact that many universities are in urban centers which can be more expensive than other parts of the country.

Your location is determined by where you are currently enrolled in school. If you are enrolled at an online institution, your stipend is determined by your home location.

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    Does that extend to the amount paid to the mentoring organisation?

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      If you’re asking if the mentoring organization gets a cut of the $6000 (adjusted for PPP) then no, this is payment to the student only. This page breaks down how mentoring organizations are paid.

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        Ah, okay. If I remember right, last year, the payment for the org was basically what the student got.

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          Pretty sure it was always just 500 USD per accepted student for the org.

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            Ah, I misrembered that, too. Last year, the additional travel fund was just relatively close to what the student got as a stipend payment, so I confused that in my head.


            Also fun:

            Google is not required to pay any invoice submitted more than ninety (90) days after the end of the Program.

            Always nice to lend poor international companies money.

            (For reference, old rules are here: https://web-beta.archive.org/web/20160615150102/https://summerofcode.withgoogle.com/rules/ )