FAQ

Frequently Asked Questions

What is the overhead/indirect cost rate for R2STOP research projects?
R2STOP will fund overhead/indirect costs up to 8% of the total direct research project costs in most cases. R2STOP reserves the right to negotiate the overhead allowance amount with applicants in special circumstances, for example, in the event of specific institutional overhead requirements.

Is my institution eligible to apply for a R2STOP Grant?
Any accredited institution is eligible to apply for a R2STOP grant.

Will R2STOP fund a proposal that includes a component of research that focuses on a Neglected Tropical Disease other than leprosy?
The first call for proposals for R2STOP in early 2016 has a focus on leprosy transmission. (Please see the R2STOP Research Policy). Proposals will be eligible for funding if they address any of the priority areas of this initial call. Proposals are also eligible if they address an additional area of study related to Neglected Tropical Diseases in addition to one of these priority areas.

When will R2STOP have another call for proposals?
At this time, a date has not been set for when R2STOP will have another call for research proposals. Please visit this website regularly and follow us on Twitter for the latest information, or contact us at any time.