Alma Olson & Michael T. Olson Scholarship

The Olson family lived and farmed in Cloud County, Kansas for many years.  Alma Olson raised four children – Michael, Mary, Viola and Gladys.  At the age of 13, when his father died, Michael took responsibility for his family farm and helped his mother with the home and cousins who had come to live with them.  Michael was a skilled farmer and a generous man.


Students attending North Central Kansas Technical College


  • Applicants must be attending or planning to attend North Central Kansas Technical College.
  • Applicants must plan on obtaining a degree in one or more of the building trades (electrician, bricklayer, plumbing, heating and air conditioning, etc.).
  • Applicants need not have graduated from high school or attained a specific GPA.
  • Applicants may also be “non-traditional” students.

This award is not renewable.