Introduction

The Scholarships page allows the student to view all of their existing scholarships that they have matched with in ScholarshipUniverse. 


Related

Student must create an account for ScholarshipUniverse (Need link once solution article is created)

Some default scholarships may appear, but the student should complete the Questions section to match with more scholarships. (Need link once solution article is created)


Guide

ScholarshipUniverse > Scholarships

 

  • After the student has logged into ScholarshipUniverse, they are on the Dashboard screen.
  • To navigate to the Scholarship Screen, the student would select Scholarships from the options on the left of the screen.

 


The Scholarship screen has several tabs that the student may view:

  • Matches - List of scholarships that the student has met all of the matching requirements
  • Pinned - List of scholarships that the student has pinned to their account using the button on an individual scholarship listed
  • Partial Matches - List of scholarships that the student has met at least one requirement, but not all of the matching requirements
  • Application Submitted - List of scholarships for which the student has already applied
  • Awarded - List of scholarships for which the student has been awarded
  • Non-Matches - List of scholarships that the student has been eliminated due to not meeting the matching requirements
  • Not Interested - List of scholarships that the student has marked as not being interested in applying by using the  button

 

The student may see two different types of scholarships. Internal (Institutional/School) scholarships are indicated with the . External Scholarships are indicated with the



Matches Tab


The Matches tab contains the scholarships for which the student has matched all of the matching requirements. This view allows the student to apply, view, pin and indicated they are not interested in applying for the scholarship.


  • To pin a scholarship to the student's account, the student selects the  button.
  • To mark a scholarship as not interested in applying, the student selects the Not Interested button


Applying For a Scholarship

 

  • To apply for a scholarship, the student selects the Apply  button to open the scholarship application
    • Once a student starts applying for a scholarship, the apply button changes to a Continue Application if the student exits the application
  • Once the student starts or completes an application, the application appears in the Applications screen. Please review Student Experience: Applications for more information.


 

  • The student selects the Apply button to begin the application process for a scholarship



  • The student should review and verify their eligibility  for the scholarship
  • If the student needs to edit any of the information they may select the Edit  button.
  • If the student has verified the information is correct and agrees to provide any required documentation, they may check the I Verify box
  • The student clicks Continue 
  • The student must complete all sections of the application
  • Once all sections of the application have been completed, the student may click the Submit button to submit the application
  • If the student leaves the application prior to submitting, they may return to the application later from the Applications screen or from the Scholarships screen


Viewing a Scholarship


  • The student selects the View button to view information about the scholarship



The View screen allows the student to review information about the scholarship including the scholarship open date, deadline, amount, if the scholarship renews, organization providing the scholarship, and the status of the scholarship.


  • The Pin button  allows the student to pin the scholarship to their account and places the scholarship on the pinned tab
  • The Leave Feedback button  allows the student to leave feedback regarding the scholarship process in ScholarshipUniverse
  • Matching Requirements - Allows the student to view the requirements for the scholarship matching in ScholarshipUniverse
  • Additional Information - Allows the student to view the application required for the scholarship and contact information for the scholarship
  • Apply/Continue Application buttons - Allows the student to apply for the scholarship or continue with an application that was previously started

 

Pinned Tab


The pinned tab contains the scholarships that the student has selected to pin to their account using the  button.  


  • To remove a pinned scholarship, the student selects the  button 
  • To mark a scholarship as not interested in applying, the student selects the Not Interested button 
  • To apply for a scholarship, the student selects the Apply  button to open the scholarship application
  • For more information on the Applications process please review Student Experience: Applications 
  • The View button  opens the view scholarship screen with more information about the scholarship. For more on the View button please review above under matches.



Partial Matches Tab


Scholarships where the student has answered some but not all of the matching questions may appear on the partial matches tab. Once the student has answered all of the questions to match to scholarships, they appear on either the Matches tab or Non-Matches tab.


  • The Pin button  allows the student to pin the scholarship to their account and places the scholarship on the pinned tab
  • To mark a scholarship as not interested in applying, the student selects the Not Interested button 
  • The View button  opens the view scholarship screen with more information about the scholarship

 


Application Submitted Tab


The application submitted tab allows the student to view the scholarships for which they have submitted an application. 


  • The Pin button  allows the student to pin the scholarship to their account and places the scholarship on the pinned tab
  • The View Application button takes the student to the applications screen to review their application answers and documents uploaded
  • The View button  opens the view scholarship screen with more information about the scholarship



Awarded Tab


The Awarded tab allows the student to view the scholarships they have been awarded.


  • The Pin button  allows the student to pin the scholarship to their account and places the scholarship on the pinned tab
  • The View button  opens the view scholarship screen with more information about the scholarship



Non-Matches Tab


The Non-Matches tab lists the scholarships for which the student did not meet all criteria to match to the scholarship.


  • The Pin button  allows the student to pin the scholarship to their account and places the scholarship on the pinned tab
  • To mark a scholarship as not interested in applying, the student selects the Not Interested button 
  • The View button  opens the view scholarship screen with more information about the scholarship



Not Interested Tab


The Not Interested tab lists the scholarships that the student has selected the Not Interested button


  • Selecting the Not Interested button  again removes the scholarship from the Not Interested tab
  • The Pin button  allows the student to pin the scholarship to their account and places the scholarship on the pinned tab
  • The View button  opens the view scholarship screen with more information about the scholarship


Troubleshooting and FAQs

[Links to related FAQ documents]