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Research Proposal Template

Easy-to-use Research Proposal Template

Explain how your research will contribute to the body of knowledge in your field by customizing this easy-to-use research proposal template.

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A research proposal is a document that suggests a research project, generally in the sciences or academe. It provides a roadmap for how to conduct the research. Research proposals are typically used to secure funding for the project from sponsors or grant-making organizations. They can also assess whether the project is feasible and worth pursuing. A research proposal outlines the case for why a researcher wishes to study a particular phenomenon and sets out the planned methodology for doing so. It should include a literature review of existing knowledge on the topic and a clear statement of the hypothesis or research question to be addressed. The proposal should also explain how the research will contribute to our understanding of the topic and what practical applications it may have. The format of a research proposal depends on the discipline in which the research is being proposed. Still, most proposals will include some or all of the following sections: title, abstract or executive summary, introduction, literature review, methodology, results or expected outcomes, discussion, conclusion, and references. When creating a