Sponsored Research Administrative Services

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

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

Proposal Initiation Form

This form will assist your College of Medicine Sponsored Pre-Award Research staff in beginning your electronic Internal Approval Form (eIAF) and your proposal.  While only eight data elements, such as title, sponsor name, and deadline, are required for you to submit this form, completion of the optional fields will assist your COM SRAS Grant Proposal Specialist with initiating your eIAF and proposal materials as quickly as possible.

Please click here to fill out the form.

Useful Information

Contact Information

Department Assignments


SRAS is Available for Department Visits & Training


Grant 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 NIH RPPRs and other progress reports
  • Provide support information and assist with Just-in-Time (JIT) requests


Account Reconcilers

  • Reconcile grant documentation for active grants


Grant Management Specialists

     Post-award support available via the COM SRAS will transition to this role in FY20. More information can be found here: 

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