The programme is open to everyone. No matter your profile or expertise — if you are interested in learning and working with ECMWF’s in-house software and data, you can apply.
You can apply as an individual or as a team.
Q: How can I submit my application?
To submit your application, please fill out the registration form shared on the website by March 30th.
You can chose to apply to one of the thirteen challenges submitted by ECMWF and listed on esowc.ecmwf.int.
Once you have completed the form, your application will be reviewed by ECMWF who will select five projects they wish to see developed.
ECMWF will judge the submissions according to the following criteria:
- Innovative approach
- Easy to maintain / future proof-approach
- Comprehensibility: clear and achievable technical objective to realise
Selected participants will be announced at the end of April on the website.
If you are selected, you will then have access to the Summer of Weather Code platform: a collaborative space for you to get in touch with other participants, seek advice from experts, gain access to information regarding the projects.
Q: Where is it?
It’s an online programme, so you can take part from anywhere in the world.
Q: What will I get out of this?
The Summer of Weather Code programme is a great opportunity for you to meet weather experts and showcase your skills in front of professionals in the industry. Teams selected for project development will receive a £5,000 grant.
Q: Does it cost anything to apply?
There is no cost to apply.
Q: What are the key dates and deadlines?
- Deadline for applications: 20 April 2018
- Submission reviews and selection of the five teams: End of April 2018