Details on WPS requests to process letters of support/participation in research

Wichita Public Schools (USD 259) requests a minimum of 30 business days to process letters of support or participation in research. It is WSU’s responsibility to have appropriate support from the school(s)/personnel that will be involved in the project prior to submitting a request.

Letters of support/grant proposals: WSU personnel who need a letter of support or USD 259 participation on a grant proposal should complete the External-Request for Grant Support form and are encouraged to reach out directly to Holly Wilson at early in the process for questions/clarification.

Research requests: WSU personnel who want to conduct research in USD 259 must download and complete the Research Request Document. Investigators are encouraged to reach out directly to Will Graves at early in the process for questions/clarifications.

As a reminder, all proposals submitted on behalf of WSU must be reviewed by the Office of Research prior to submission. This includes proposals where WSU is a direct recipient of funds and proposals where WSU is a proposed subawardee/subcontractor. Contact the Office of Research at to get started.