Free, Downloadable Educational Templates for Students
We have designed several free templates to help you get started on a variety of academic topics. These range from formatting your thesis or dissertation to writing a table of contents or a list of abbreviations.
The templates are loosely grouped by topic below.
- General formatting: Word | Google Doc
- Citations: Word
- Works Cited: Word | Google Doc
- Header: Word | Google Doc
- Title: Word | Google Doc
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Structuring your document
- Research proposal outline: Word
- Research schedule template: Word
- Literature review outline: Word | Google Doc
- Evaluating your sources for a literature review: Word | Google Doc
- Dissertation or thesis outline: Word | Google Doc
Applying to college
- Scholarship essay tracker: Google Sheet
- Writing a résumé: Research program option | Professional program option
- College application tracker: Google Sheet
Formatting your front matter
- Figure and table lists: Word
- List of abbreviations: Word | Google Doc
- Acknowledgments: Word | Google Doc
- Glossary: Word | Google Doc
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