Honors Research Proposal Preparation and Submission

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When you begin your Honors research, one of your first tasks is to write a Research Proposal. This proposal, which should be 5-6 double-spaced pages, should include the following elements:

  • Research background
  • Proposed experimental goals or hypotheses to be tested
  • Overview of experimental approaches to be taken
  • Significance of proposed work to the field
  • Literature citations (not included in the 5-6 page requirement)

Your proposal should be approved by your honors research faculty advisor no later than 2 months after beginning laboratory research. Submission deadlines are:

Fall Semester - November 1
Spring Semester - April 1
Summer Semester - September 1