Portuguese: Cecília Meireles Prize

May 11, 2021

The Department of Romance Languages and Literatures is currently accepting submissions for the Cecília Meireles Prize, awarded for the best paper about Brazilian culture or literature. A prize of $100 will be awarded!


  • Open to undergraduates only
  • Paper must have been submitted as a requirement for a course offered by the Department of Romance Languages & Literatures
  • Paper must be written in Portuguese and must be about Brazilian culture or literature
  • Minimum of 3 pages
  • Student’s name should not appear on the essay
  • Include your full name and contact information in the email you send

Deadline for submission: Sunday, May 16, 2021

Please submit essay electronically as a Word file by emailing it to Cathy Downey (cdowney@fas.harvard.edu)

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