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Research Proposal Application Guide

I. Research Title; This is the distinctive name given to the research proposal which
describes the scope of work in specific, clear and concise terms.)
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II. Name of Proponent/Institutions; (The research proponent may be a faculty/
researcher or an institution.)
Name and Designation of the Faculty/Researcher: ________________________
Name of Institution
: ________________________
Name of the Head of the Institution
: ________________________
Name(s) and Designation of the Faculty- Network/Cooperating
Member________________________
Name of the Cooperating Institution(s) ____________________________________
Name of the Head of the Cooperating Institution(s) ___________________________
III. Address; (This refers to the mailing/forwarding address where communication to both
lead proponent/implementing institution can be facilitated.)
a. Proponent
b. Institution

: ______________________________________________________
: ______________________________________________________

IV. Background of the Study; (This refers to the overview of the project discussing the
factors that lead to the conceptualization of the problem.)
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V. Review/Survey of Related Literature; (This refers to the body of literature to the study
being proposed or a discussion on how the research proposal is related with the
current research in the field and what knowledge gaps the research hopes to
address)
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VI. Conceptual/Theoretical Framework of the Study; (This includes a discussion of the
different theories and models that provide the conceptual underpinning of the study or
the legitimate bases for defining its parameters.)
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VII. Statement of the Problem; (This refers to the problem both general and specific which
the research proponent hopes to solve or offer solution.)
a. General:
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b. Specific:
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VIII. Assumptions; (This refers proposition of some occurrences or considerations that
may be considered in delimiting the area of the study.)
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IX. Significance of the Study; This refers to the contribution of the study to a) national
goal/plans; b) national policies; c) emerging realities; d) regional (local goals/plans);
e) community goals/plans; and/or f) existing stock to knowledge.
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X. Definition of Terms; (This refers to the contextual and operational meaning of the
variables in the study.)
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XI. Scope and Limitation; (This refers to the scope or inclusive frame of reference as well
as limits of the study.)
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XII. Methodology; (This refers to the details technical/scientific activities which include:
the research design, sampling plan, instrumentation, statistical tool and treatment of
data.)
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XIII. Working Bibliography; (This refers to the list of source of the survey of literature in the
study.)
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XIV. Wok Plan; (This includes a brief description in chronological order of each activity to
undertaken in the conduct of the study. The starting date and planned completion
date are indicated in year and month and they may be presented via Gantt chart or
others for clarify.)
Work Plan
Date
Started

Date
Finished

Proposed Activities

Gantt Chart
Activity

Expected Outputs

Months
Mo.1

Mo.2

Mo.3

Mo.4

Mo.5

Mo.6

Mo.7

Mo. 8

Mo.9

Mo.nth

XV. Budgetary Outlay/ Line Item Budget; (This includes a detailed/itemized breakdown of
the total project costs and the source/s of funds.)
Items /Particulars
Maintenance and Other Operating Expenses:
Travel/Transportation Expenses:
1.
2.
etc.
Supplies and Materials:
1.
2.
etc.
Communication Expenses:
1.
2.
etc.
Meals / Venue Expenses:
1. eg. Meeting(s) x number pax
2.
etc.

Amount

Other Expenses:
Honorarium:
Project Leader @ P _____ x no. month(s)
Team Leader(s) / Members @ P_____ x no. month(s) x no. pax
etc.
Contractual Services
eg. Field Researcher @ P ______ x no. month(s)
etc.
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XVI. Manpower Requirements; (This specifies the number of staff needed to conduct the
study and rationalized the proposed budget.)
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XVII. Expected Outputs and Derivations; (This refers to the products of the investigation
which would contribute and increase the stock of knowledge.)
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XVIII. Credentials of Key Personnel/Staff Involved Including their Terms of Reference;


(These documents are required to establish credibility and expertise of staff involved
in the study and their specific work assignment.)
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Submitted by:
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(Printed Name and Signature of Lead Proponent)

Date: __________________________

Reviewed and Endorsed by:


__________________________
(Printed Name and Signature of the
CHED-ZRC Director)
Date: ____________________________

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