Also called a prospectus. A statement or paper in which the graduate student proposes to his or her departmental committee a dissertation topic that details what the dissertation will accomplish, and how the research will be conducted. The proposal must be approved before work on the dissertation formally begins.
a narrative document--usually relatively short--that describes the programs to the granting agency
a sly attempt to de-fund the federal job training and unemployment insurance systems to an unaccountable block grant/voucher system
An application for insurance, often on a printed proposal form / Formerly, the insurance company's prospectus, which set out the conditions on which insurance would be granted.
The term used to describe the complete grant package, including all required forms and budget.