Student Paper Competition
Student Paper Competition Instructions
The White Hat Conference Paper Awards will be presented to the winning team of each participating institution. Teams, comprised of students and a faculty coach, will be judged on original, unpublished papers presented at the 2022 White Hat Conference.
- First Place Winner: $500 prize
- Second Place Winner: $300 prize
- Third Place Winner: $200 prize
Undergraduate and graduate students, including master’s and doctoral students; multiple faculty members can mentor student contestants, but students need to be the first authors.
Papers may be on any topic from any academic discipline but must focus on cybercrime and cybersecurity.
Academic papers should be between 6,000 to 9,000 words in length, including footnotes, though not including references. Papers must be submitted using the APA citation format, including in-text citations and reference lists. Authors should adhere to the IJCIC paper format. Please see more instructions for authors at the following link: https://vc.bridgew.edu/ijcic/policies.html
Submission and Deadlines:
One entry per student; papers and abstracts should be submitted by the student author.
April 15, 2022: 300-word abstract submission deadline
May 15, 2022: paper submission deadline
Send submissions (both abstract and paper) as an e-mail attachment to the Corresponding Guest Editor: Dr. Thomas Dearden at email@example.com. (Please put “Student Paper Competition” in the subject line.)