For eligible students, the scholarship is renewable for a maximum of two years toward an associate’s degree and up to four years for a bachelor's degree. In the past three years, HSS has awarded more than $150,000 through 51 scholarships.
To qualify, a student must be a graduating senior from one of the following public high schools: Aiea, Farrington, Kaimuki, Kalani, Kapolei, Leilehua, McKinley, Mililani, Moanalua, Pearl City, Radford or Waipahu. He or she must be a Hawaii resident formally accepted to or enrolled in a recognized degree program at an accredited two- or four-year institution of higher education and be enrolled full time, with a minimum of 12 credits per semester or the minimum number of credits required by the degree program. To renew the scholarship, the student must maintain a cumulative minimum grade-point average of 3.0 each year.
"We see education as key to making Hawaii a better place," said Marketing Manager Shaun Salvador. "Hawaii Self Storage, as a locally owned and community-minded business, understands the importance of educating Hawaii students, and we will remain committed to providing the financial resources needed for students to develop into future community leaders."
All interested and eligible students must complete and submit the required application form and essay to Hawaii Self Storage by Feb. 16. For more information, visit: http://hawaiiselfstorage.net/scholarships.asp. Information is also available at www.myspace.com/hawaiiselfstorage.
HSS is Hawaii’s largest self-storage company, with facilities in Kaimuki, Kapolei, Mililani, Pearl City and Salt Lake. A locally owned company, it has numerous programs designed to give back to the Oahu community, including the Lockers for Literacy program and support of athletic teams. The company was named a 2006, 2007 and 2008 Best of the Best by The Honolulu Advertiser.