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The North County Women in Networking Organization (NCWIN) believes in giving back to the local community
and is offering multiple scholarships for the CSUSM 2020 Spring Semester

Scholarships can range from $1,000 to $3,000

Applications need to be submitted online by:

Friday, October 11th, 2019

Scholarship finalists will be notified by November.
In-person interviews will be scheduled in Nov/Dec.
  Scholarship awardees will be required to attend and speak
at a Scholarship Luncheon on January 8th, 2020.


  • Must be a female student attending CSUSM who will be a full time junior, senior, or graduate student in the 2019-2020 academic year. 
  • Must have a minimum 2.80 GPA
  • Must not be affiliated with NCWIN or its members.
  • A 2019-2020 FAFSA must be on file with the Financial Aid and Scholarship Office and applicants must have financial need, as determined by the Financial Aid/Scholarship Office.



Submit an essay with your impression/interpretation of the following quote (3 to 5 paragraphs):

"Step out of the history that is holding you back. Step into the new story you are willing to create.” 

Oprah Winfrey


Please answer the following 3 questions:

A: How do you envision your major as contributing to your life goals? (1-2 paragraphs)
B: If selected for this scholarship, how would this money help you and how would you use it? (1 paragraph)
C: Tell us about a situation in your life where you may have faced your greatest challenge and how you moved beyond it…(2-3 paragraphs)


An unofficial CSUSM academic transcript is required, along with a screenshot of your current fall semester class load (if not shown in your CSUSM transcript). Transcript(s) must include all classes taken as a college student at your previous school if transfer student and not already noted on your unofficial CSUSM transcript.

Name file containing essay and questionnaire: lastname_firstname_application.

Name file containing transcript(s): lastname_firstname_transcript.

Acceptable file types: Microsoft Word or PDF format (.docx, .doc, .pdf). Please submit your file as one of these accepted formats when prompted to avoid having your submission disqualified. Please label each page with your name, phone and email address. Incomplete applications will also be disqualified.

Online Applicant, Education and Supplemental Information as prompted below. Please note this form does not allow you to save your information to be completed at a later time.

Please send any issues regarding submitting your application to scholarship@northcountywomen.com

North County Women in Networking is a proud supporter of women and has an amazing partnership with our local university Cal State San Marcos. We give back to our community through CSUSM by providing scholarships to women. 

Our recipients are women who are looking to better their lives and the lives of their families through higher education. Show your support for these amazing women by donating today.


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