Selection Criteria

Applicants will be screened based on the following criteria:

  • Technical proficiency
  • Suitability of the sponsoring organization (Does it encourage upstream contributions?)
  • Suitability of the project (Is it active? Does it have a good lead?)

Please fill out the following form with that in mind.

Personal Info


Which session would you like to attend?

Free Software Project

Please enter the following information regarding the Free Software project you intend to contribute to under Upstream University training.

What do you intend to contribute to the project?

What is your current level of dedication to the project?

What is your level of proficiency with the project and its development environment?

Project bug url

Project contribution url


Please summarize your professional experience, as a developer or otherwise:

Have you ever attempted submitting patches to a Free Software project? If so, please describe how it went:

Are you familiar with agile methods? Have you ever been part of an agile team or are you currently working with one? How would you describe the overall experience?