News and Announcements

News & Announcements

The Sullivan application will be available online in late August 2014.

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Upcoming Events

Upcoming Events

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This Year's Theme

Every year a different theme is selected to provide a focus for the readings, speakers and discussions throughout the competition process and encourage participants to investigate complex issues related to the theme.

 This year's theme will be announced in late August 2014.

Last Year's Theme

Almost Home

 Finding ways to reduce teen homelessness.

Learn more about our current and past themes »

The Sullivan Leadership Award

November 15, 2013
Deadline for receipt of Sullivan Leadership Award applications (and complete admissions applications, including SAT or ACT test scores)

December 24, 2013
Applicants notified of eligibility to continue in the competition

January 18, 2014, Saturday
Eligible applicants attend Sullivan Leaders' Day on the Seattle University campus and write a prompted essay 

February 28, 2014, Friday 
45 finalists for the award attend Sullivan Finalists' Day on the Seattle University campus to give a speech, be interviewed and attend a recognition dinner

by March 22, 2014
The nine Sullivan Leadership Award winners notified; 36 finalists notified and invited to be on an alternate list

May 1, 2014
Deadline for accepted students to make their college choices

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