@Eddie you should read this!
FYI: Google Code-in starts on Monday
This is like Summer of Code for high school students.
Participants pick a task from a list, complete it, submit it, and pick
The contest runs from Nov 21 to Jan 16 and is open to pre-university
students from 13-17 years old.
Students earn points based on the difficulty and time required to
complete the tasks. Students will receive tee shirts and cash prizes
based upon the number of tasks they complete. The ten students with
the highest number of points at the end of the contest will receive a
trip to Google’s Mountain View, California, USA Headquarters for an
award ceremony for themselves and a parent or legal guardian.
Here's the site