Provide an example of your technical writing skills in one or more of the following areas: project report writing, protocol writing, grant proposal, graduate thesis, and/or peer-reviewed publication in 2500 character or less.
– A KSA for a federal job
If you see a question like this in a federal vacancy announcement (i.e. in the self-evaluation section) they want an actual writing sample, not a citation. So cut and paste 2500 characters worth of text from a paper.