Sponsored Research Administrative Services

Sponsored Research Administrative Services provides pre-award and post-award support, with an emphasis on regulatory compliance, customer service, and continued process improvement. 

We welcome your feedback.  Please send your comments to:  sras@uky.edu.

Contact Information

Department Assignments


SRAS is Available for Department Visits & Training



Grants Proposal Specialists

  • Review sponsor guidelines
  • Assist in budget development
  • Initiate the eIAF and track its routing
  • Verify and follow up on Co-Investigators FCOI disclosures
  • Download proposal packets and complete financial and administrative information
  • Provide financial and administrative information for annual progress reports
  • Provide support information and assist with Just-in-Time (JIT) requests


Account Reconcilers

  • Reconcile grant documentation for active grants
  • Monitor expenditures on accounts focusing on regulations, University policy, and grant-specific guidelines
  • Provide monthly supplemental reports to PIs and DAs with payroll encumbrance information
  • Facilitate the semi-annual effort certification process

 Grants Analysts

  • Resolve discrepancies found during the reconciliation process via JV or other method
  • Work with PI and DA to facilitate budget revisions and no cost extensions
  • Review PADRs for accuracy
  • Provide financial information for progress reports to Pre-Award team
  • Utilize reporting function to monitor payroll and other accounts for variances
  • Facilitate close out process of grants, including removing any CAS items, and/or notifying PI and DA of expected overage or balance