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Class of 2021,

Congratulations!!! It’s your senior year! There are still so many challenges and unknowns right now in our country; however, we know that nothing will stop this amazing bunch of students! To help you get things started on your Sullivan journey, we are offering you the opportunity to participate in our virtual hospitality Throw Down competition.  

This Grant Opportunity is just for YOU!

Announcing the Fall 2020 Throw Down ​Tournament
Registration Opens on September 1, 2020
Project Submission Deadline is December 4, 2020
Awards & Winners Celebration: December 18, 2020

Tournament Details & Basis for Selection

Register and upload project by December 4th, 2020. All project components must be prepared and presented individually while following all social distancing recommendations advised by the CDC!

Basis for Selection: High school seniors, CLASS OF 2021 have the opportunity to win one Sullivan University competition grant.

Deadline: Registration and projects due December 4th, 2020

Tournament Project Requirements & Categories

Culinary and Baking & Pastry Projects

Applicants will prepare a dish, provide photographs of step-by-step documentation, written recipe, ingredient list, and cost calculation, food cost percentage and menu cost. They will also submit a digital form of the project including a 3-5 minute oral presentation about the project via video.

Hotel and Restaurant Management, Event Management and Tourism

Applicants will prepare and present a Hospitality based business project. The project should include but is not limited to a 3-5 minute oral presentation about the project via video and/or PowerPoint.

Scholarship Details

Term: Paid equally over 6 quarters for full-time enrollment or equally up to 12 quarters for part-time enrollment

Eligibility: Only one Competition Grant Scholarship may be used per enrolled student. Sullivan University will recognize the highest awarded Competition Grant Scholarship and apply it towards a student's cost of attendance. A student must use their scholarship to pursue a major that is related to their event that the scholarship was awarded for. Scholarship Grants can only be applied to students pursuing their degree at Sullivan University in the Summer or Fall following their high school graduation. 

Number of Students: Open number of grant recipients annually

Amounts: The amount of the grants will be determined by the Director of Admissions. Awards start at $4,000.

For more information, feel free to contact: 

Sarah Trail
Admissions Advisor
SU Throw Down Competition Coordinator

Jeff Cecil
Chef Representative
SU Throw Down Competition Coordinator

Throw Down Registration


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