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Preparing for a Foreign Organization System (FOS) Review

What to expect during a survey site visit

NIAID (FOS) Team Composition

  • Contractor team leader and assistant
  • NIAID/NIH grants representative

Preliminary Steps

  • Three weeks before the site visit: FOS reaches grantee institution.
  • One week before the site visit: NIAID staff calls grantee to give team details, arrival times, answer preliminary questions on FOS, and ensure grantee has received the FOS.

Sample agenda for the site visit

Sample Foreign Organization System (FOS) Questionnaires

Choose your language and format.

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English .DOC English .PDF July 22, 2015
Chinese .DOC Chinese .PDF September 8, 2015
Czech .DOC Czech .PDF April 28, 2011
French .DOC French .PDF September 8, 2015
German .DOC German .PDF July 19, 2011
Portuguese .DOC Portuguese .PDF April 28, 2011
Russian .DOC Russian .PDF April 28, 2011
Spanish .DOC Spanish .PDF September 8, 2015
Thai .DOC Thai .PDF June 6, 2011

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Last Updated September 08, 2015

Last Reviewed August 12, 2011