The preliminary research proposal is a one-page statement describing the project that the student will work on. It should be submitted to the teaching committee approved by the student’s advisor(s) within three months of the date of the student’s admission to the program.
The preliminary research proposal should be prepared using the following form, depending on your track:
Appendix A1 Desert Studies Preliminary Research Proposal
Appendix A1 Ecology Preliminary Research Proposal
Appendix A1 Hydrology Preliminary Research Proposal
Appendix A1 Physics Preliminary Research Proposal
and include the following parts:
· Cover page
· Scientific background
· Research objectives
The length of the research proposal, not inclusive of the cover page, evaluations and references, should not exceed one printed pages.