NATIONAL SCIENCE FOUNDATION OFFICE OF INSPECTOR GENERAL OFFICE OF INVESTIGATIONS CLOSEOUT MEMORANDUM Case Number: I07020008 11 Page 1 of 1 The National Science Foundation (NSF) Office of Inspector General conducted a proactive review of grants that included international collaboration awarded during FY 2004. The purpose of the review was to assess compliance with applicable laws, regulations, and NSF award conditions. To that end, this international collaboration award' was selected for review. OIG contacted the universitf to request all financial information and supporting documentation related to the grant. OIG reviewed the information submitted by the university and determined that approximately $9,634.55 was used for academic salary and benefits when the NSF-approved budget did not allocate salary. We contacted the university to request additional information and clarification of the salary charges to the grant. After reviewing additional information and clarification sent from the university, we ,are satisfied that the university did not re-allocate funds earmarked for participant support. Accordingly, this case is closed. I' I I NSF OIG Form 2 (1 1/02)
Admin. Financial Violations (PI/PS)
Published by the National Science Foundation, Office of Inspector General on 2007-04-27.
Below is a raw (and likely hideous) rendition of the original report. (PDF)