CFP: Bobby R Inman Award for Student Scholarship on Intelligence

Deadline: June 30, 2021

The June 30th deadline for submitting papers in the 7th annual Inman Award competition is rapidly approaching!

This competition recognizes the best student research and writing on topics related to intelligence and national security. The winner of the Inman Award will receive a cash prize of $5,000, with two semifinalists each receiving a cash prize of $2,500. This competition is open to unpublished work by undergraduate and graduate students enrolled in degree programs at accredited U.S. higher education institutions during the 2020-21 academic year. 

The Bobby R. Inman Award recognizes more than six decades of distinguished public service by Bobby R. Inman, Admiral, U.S. Navy (Ret.). Admiral Inman served in multiple leadership positions in the U.S. military, intelligence community, private industry, and at The University of Texas. His previous intelligence posts include Director of Naval Intelligence, Vice-Director of the Defense Intelligence Agency, Director of the National Security Agency, and Deputy Director of Central Intelligence. Admiral Inman recently announced his retirement from active service at the University.
Additional information about the Inman Award, including submission requirements and previous winners, is available at