Introduction

Question personalization allows the ScholarshipUniverse user for an institution the ability to review all current application and client specific questions. School Admin and Scholarship Manager users have access to review, edit and create new questions.


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Guide


 Plan > Question Personalization

 


  • Click on Question Personalization tile 


 

  • Click on Create Question button to create a new question. 


 

  • The school user enters the information in the Question Builder screen. Required fields are indicated by the *. Selecting the provides a tool tip on the information that should be entered into each field, or provides information on how the field is used in ScholarshipUniverse.
  • In the Question text field, enter the title for the question as it will appear on the student side of the application. 
  • In the Short Label text field, enter a label to identify the question on the school side of the application.
  • Enter help text for the question in the Help Text field. The help text appears as a hover over next to the question. If help text is not entered, the hover over option is not provided for the question.
    • The help text section has additional formatting options including links and tables.
  • Enter tags into the Tags text field. This assists users when searching for questions to add to requirements for a scholarship or application.
  • Enter categories into the Categories text field. Putting questions into categories assists with finding questions for future reference.
  • Review Period, selecting an option from the dropdown indicates how often the student is required to review the question and update their response if needed. Options in the dropdown are: Never, Per Term, or Per Award Year.
  • Order, entering a numerical order for the question prioritization for question when a tie-breaker is required for the order questions are displayed on the scholarship or application. Question order is determined first by the number of scholarships or applications using the question. If multiple questions are being used by the same number of scholarships or applications, order is used to determine display order.
  • Question Type, selecting an option from the drop down displays additional question options.

          

 

Question Type

  • Question Type Options include:
    • List - Multiple choice list, allowing the student to select all applicable answers
    • Integer - Any number, does not allow decimals
    • Numeric - Any number, allows decimals
    • Date - Allows student to select date
    • Yes/No - Only allows student to choose either yes or no
    • Document - Allows the student to submit requested document. This option cannot be used to match scholarships
    • Text - Allows the student to enter in text for the answer. This option cannot be used to match scholarships.

  • Selecting List presents the options for list type, display list description, and display type. 
    • List type, a set of pre-populated list of values that is associated to your question. You may create a new list if the pre-populated options does not have the list type needed. Select the link Can't find your list? to create a new list.
    • Display list description, turning this option on displays the display list description instead of the name default.
    • Display type, determines how the list displays, options are checkboxes or drop down list. 


  • Selecting Integer presents the options for minimum value and maximum value. 
    • Minimum value, the minimum allowed value a student may enter.
    • Maximum value, the maximum allowed value a student may enter.


  • Selecting Numeric presents options for minimum value, maximum value, and number of decimals.
    • Minimum value, the minimum allowed value a student may enter.
    • Maximum value, the maximum allowed value a student may enter.
    •  Number of decimals, the maximum number of allowed decimal places a student may enter


  • Selecting Date only provides the student a field to enter date. No additional options are presented.


  • Selecting Yes/No presents an option to choose checkboxes, radio buttons, or a drop down for the student to select yes or no to the question.


  • Selecting Document presents a drop down menu to choose from the document type you would like the student to submit. Types of documents available to upload are:Essay, Work Sample, Resume, Image, Video, Audio, Link,  Recommendation Letter, Acceptance Letter, Application, Curriculum Vitae, Financial, Transcript, Employment Info, Biography, Budget, Membership(s), Personal Statement, Other.
    • Please note: For video, audio, and hyperlinks, the student is only able to link through a secure link
    • Please note: Images are limited to PNG, JPEG, and PDFs


  •  Selecting Text presents the options for display type and max text length.
    • Display type, options include a text box or multi-line text box.
      • If multi-line text box is chosen an additional option for number of lines to display is presented.
    • Max text length, the maximum number of characters the student may enter for their answer.


  • Click Save once the user has completed all required fields.
    • Please note: Once a question has been saved, the user is unable to change/edit certain fields. The question is also not able to be removed.



  • Questions that are ScholarshipUniverse created questions are indicated with a  in the custom column.
  • Question that are created by the school user are indicated with a  in the custom column.


Edit Question


The user is able to edit existing questions by selecting the edit button . Certain fields are not able to be edited once they have been saved during question creation. This is to prevent questions from being changed once a student has answered the question.


  • Click the Edit button


  • Fields that are able to be edited may be selected and updated.
  • Fields that are not able to be edited, the user is not able to select the fields and/or the field is grayed out.
  • Click Save, once all edits have been made.


Troubleshooting and FAQs