COVID-19 Updates

For information related to research at the University of Kentucky and COVID-19, please visit the Resources for Researchers tab on the Vice President for Research’s website at

The Office of Sponsored Projects Administration (OSPA) will continue to perform all of our current services for proposal submissions, award review and negotiations, account setups and modifications and post-award approval. Even if personnel are working remotely, they will continue to be available by email and phone, and our main line (859-257-9420) will remain open during OSPA's normal office hours. 

All updates related to sponsored projects and COVID-19 will be available on this page. Please visit for the latest University-wide coronavirus (COVID-19) updates and for the latest information from the Office of the Vice President for Research. 

Please contact your Research Administrator or College Grant Officer if you have specific questions regarding a proposal you are submitting or your current award.

OSPA is monitoring the release of information related to COVID-19 from funding sponsors, including federal agencies. The information below will continue to be updated.

Agency Specific Information

Department of Energy (Updated 3/13/2020)

For complete DOE information related to COVID-19, please see Coronavirus Hub.

USDA (Updated 3/17/2020)

For complete USDA information regarding COVID-19, please see Coronavirus Disease (COVID-19) FAQs.

Fermilab (Updated 3/16/2020)

For complete Fermilab information regarding COVID-19, please see Coronavirus (COVID-19) – Fermilab information.

Argonne National Labs (Updated 3/19/2020)

For complete ANL information regarding COVID-19, please see Coronavirus Updates.

Health Resources & Services Administration (Updated March 2020)

For complete HRSA information regarding COVID-19, please see COVID-19 Grantee Frequently Asked Questions dated March 2020.

National Endowment for the Humanities (Updated 3/13/2020)

For complete NEH information regarding COVID-19, please see Information on NEH and COVID-19.

Department of Justice (Updated 3/27/2020)

National Institute of Justice

Office of Community Oriented Policing Services

Office of Justice Programs

Office of Violence Against Women

For complete DOJ information regarding COVID-19, please see Administrative Relief for DOJ Grant Recipients and Applicants Impacted by the Novel Coronavirus (COVID-19).