Brazil Initiative: 2013 Joaquim Nabuco Award Call for Essays

The Brazil Initiative of the Division of International Studies and the Latin American, Caribbean and Iberian Studies Program sponsors the Joaquim Nabuco Award, given annually to the two best essays on Brazil (any field) by a University of Wisconsin- Madison student. Thanks to the generosity of Ms. Vivi Nabuco of Rio de Janeiro, Brazil, the prize amounts have been increased. This year a lump-sum cash award of $2,000 will be given to one graduate and one undergraduate student each. The winners are encouraged to use the award for a research trip to Brazil. Deadline for submission is May 10, 2013.

Submission Requirements:
• Applications should include a cover letter stating the student was enrolled in the UW
during the 2012-13 academic year
• The essay may be written in English or Portuguese
• 15+ double-spaced pages
• Winners are encouraged to use the award for a research trip to Brazil and will present
their essay in the Fall of 2013
• Deadline for submission is May 10, 2013; hard copy only to Prof. Severino
Albuquerque’s mailbox in 1018 Van Hise

For more information, please visit our website at brazil.wisc.edu

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