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Wayne Olson Memorial Scholarship


Established in 2021 by Wayne's wife and daughter, for the purpose of providing scholarship assistance to students graduating from Watford City, Alexander, or Johnson Corners Christian Academy High Schools.  Wayne grew up on a farm in McKenzie County and supported the local farmers.  He was also a strong advocate of the oil and gas industry of McKenzie County.  He enjoyed seeing the community youth come back to McKenzie County, and pursue careers in both of these fields. 

Eligibility Requirements

  • Applicant must be a senior attending Watford City HS, Alexander HS, or Johnson Corners Christian Academy in North Dakota.
  • Awards are for students who are pursuing a career in Agriculture and/or Oil & Gas related fields.

Other Information

  • A minimum of $1,000.00 may be awarded to selected applicants.

Return Complete Application by April 1 to the school counselor at one of the following schools: 

McKenzie County School Dist. #1
100 Third St NE
Watford City, ND  58854 

Alexander Public Schools
601 Delaney St
Alexander, ND 58831

Johnson Corners Christian Academy
11008 Highway 23
Watford City, ND 58854

Download application form (fillable pdf)