Q: May I have a sample rationale of the study, please?

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Introduce your topic.

Indicate suggestions/implications for further studies that have been proposed by other researchers.

Indicate research gaps related to your research topic.

Explicitly state your reason(s) or motivation for and/or the necessity of conducting your study.

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The rationale of the study is the justification of the study, that is, why the study is needed. There could be gaps in existing research that you wish to address, an emerging field or an increasing interest in an existing field, or a population or group in need of solutions for a malady. You need to write the rationale in the Introduction section of the paper.

In fact, in the detailed question, you have yourself listed the steps to follow for explaining the rationale of the study. So, if you follow these steps, you should indeed be able to write a compelling rationale for your study.

  1. Introduce your topic.
  2. Indicate suggestions/implications for further studies that have been proposed by other researchers.
  3. Indicate research gaps related to your research topic.
  4. Explicitly state your reason(s) or motivation for and/or the necessity of conducting your study.

As you are seeking a sample rationale, you will find it in the response to this question: Can you give an example of the "rationale of a study"?

If you still wish to know more about writing the rationale, you may go through the following questions asked earlier by other users: