As when present in other types of writing, the abstract of a research proposal is a short concise statement of the entire proposal. While lengths vary according to organizational requirements, the typical length of an abstract is 150-200 words.
The narrative of a proposal can range quite a bit depending on the specifications of the solicited sponsor. The narrative typically includes:
Usually, research proposals have three types of costs: direct costs, indirect costs, and cost sharing
Appendixes include a wide range of relevant data and information that are referenced (but not contained) in the narrative of the proposal.
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