Welcome to the Office of Sponsored Projects Administration!!
OSPA is responsible for administering extramural grants and contracts awarded through the University of Kentucky Research Foundation. Services are available to all University faculty and staff and include: advice and assistance with budget preparation and other administrative requirements of proposals; review, negotiation and acceptance of awards; information regarding sponsor policies and regulations; preparation of subcontract documents. University policy regarding soliciting and receiving sponsored projects is found in AR 7:3. OSPA also administers the Conflict of Interest policy (AR 7:2).
We hope the information provided here is helpful and we invite responses from you. Please contact us using the directory below.
Deborah K. Davis, Director
Associate Vice President for Research
To provide the university community with client-centered, professional, and appropriate administrative expertise to support the responsible management of sponsored projects. In carrying out this mission, our goal is to provide responsive and appropriate administrative guidance and education for our constituents in order to facilitate the University of Kentucky's teaching, research, and service missions.
First Floor (West Wing) and Second Floor of Kinkead Hall
Phone (859) 257-9420
Fax (859) 323-1060
Research Administration Resources
Council on Governmental Relations (COGR)
National Association of College and University Business Officers (NACUBO)
National Council of University Research Administrators (NCURA)
-- University and Sponsored Research Offices
-- Southeastern Region III
Society of Research Administrators (SRA)
Southeastern Universities Research Association (SURA)