Final checklist below to assure all elements are present:
The formal proposal must include the following components in APA-style format:
â€¢ Transmittal letter (cover letter that describes your proposal project)
â€¢ Title page
â€¢ Table of Contents
â€¢ Informative abstract
â€¢ Body of your paper (including the introduction, statement of purpose, current problem, proposed plan, literature review, research methods, results/findings, and conclusion/recommendations)
â€¢ Primary research (discussed in your methods and results/findings)
â€¢ Graphic images to clarify data (tables, graphs, charts, illustrations, etc.)
â€¢ Reference page
â€¢ Research is drawn from a minimum of 5 sources: this includes at least 2 peer-reviewed or scholarly sources and the rest must be from different credible, peer-reviewed, or scholarly sources.
â€¢ Appendix (this is where to include your survey or interview questions)
â€¢ Paper (body) must be 2500+ words, double-spaced (APA-style format), which is about 10-12 pages in length.