Writing a research proposal
Research proposal writing tips
The Art of Writing Proposals (PDF) – “Some Candid Suggestions for Applicants to Social Science Research Council Competitions” by Adam Przeworski and Frank Salomon, Social Science Research Council (1998)
Detailed guidance – how the structure of a well-written proposal guide should be: a detailed explanation by Mark Mitchell, Clarion University of Pennsylvania (archived copy)
David S. Walonick’s Guide – a detailed guide on the Elements of a research proposal by David S. Walonick, Ph.D. (2005)
S. Joseph Levine’s Guide – a Guide For Writing A Funding Proposal by S. Joseph Levine, Ph.D., Michigan State University
Writing the Research proposal – a manually picked collection of useful links to research proposal writing sources; from The Writing Center, Saint Mary’s University of Minnesota, Twin Cities Campus (last updated: August 2004)
Writing Research Proposals – a great source for research proposal writing, edited by Sandra Jamieson (drew.edu)
Drew University Writing Program On-line Resources for Writers – it’s an excellent collection of writing tips.
Purdue Online Writing Lab – offers some useful advice on research paper writing.
Useful books for proposal writers
For beginners, writing a PhD application proposal