StorageMart ScholarSmarts to Award $5,000 to College Students in U.S. and Canada

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StorageMart announces their next round of ScholarSmarts scholarships that will award five students a check for $1,000.

StorageMart, a full-service self storage company with more than 130 locations across the United States and Canada, will be giving $1,000 scholarships to five students pursuing degrees at any level of higher education as part of the StorageMart ScholarSmarts program.

Designed to be as inclusive as possible, ScholarSmarts eligibility is open to any student enrolled in the Spring 2013 semester at any college, university, trade or technical school in the United States or Canada.

Applications for a ScholarSmarts scholarship are in the form of essays, which answer one of the two following questions:

  •     What link is there between a clutter-free workspace and increased productivity?
  •     How has self storage improved your lifestyle?

Winning submissions will be chosen based on originality and creativity, but must meet the following three basic standards to be up for consideration:

  •     All submissions must have a title.
  •     Essays are to be a minimum of 500 words in length.
  •     Essays must be predominantly comprised of unique content, with proper citation of any research material used.

No more than one submission will be accepted from any individual. Submissions should be sent via email along with legal name, mailing address, telephone number and the name of the school the applicant will be enrolled in for the Spring 2013 semester.

The deadline for essay submissions is Midnight, Thursday, January 31, 2013. Winners will be announced Friday, March 1, 2013 via the StorageMart Facebook page ( and YouTube channel (

For more information, or to apply, please visit

About StorageMart
StorageMart is an international self storage company with locations across the United States and Canada. The company is one of the largest privately-owned self storage companies in the industry, offering residential and commercial self storage units for rent, as well as moving and packing supplies at each location.

StorageMart Gives is the charitable arm of the company, supporting local charities within its communities, including Habitat for Humanity and the Ronald McDonald House, as well as many adoption and foster care programs, local animal rescue missions and more.

The company recently partnered with Charity Storage, to serve as drop off locations for charity self storage auctions. Charity Storage is featured on A&E’s Storage Wars; the non-profit organization donates all proceeds of the auction to Kure It Cancer Research and other local charities.

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