The Kyle Block Scholarship is in memory of Kyle Alfonso Block, known by his many friends, teammates and fellow musicians for his quick wit, kind heart and adventurous spirit. After graduating from William Aberhart High School, Kyle attended the University of British Columbia where he achieved top honours in Engineering and Economics. He went on to study law at the University of Saskatchewan. Kyle had a passion for hockey and music and believed strongly in equal opportunity for all. In his long and high-level hockey career, Kyle played on teams such as the Junior A Yorkton Terriers and the UBC Thunderbirds. He was known by all as a great teammate. While pursuing his post-secondary studies in British Columbia and Saskatchewan, Kyle continued to play hockey and music with his friends and teammates.
The Kyle Block Scholarship assists worthy recipients to pursue post-secondary studies who are or have been active in competitive sport, music, fine arts or social issues.
One or more awards valued at a minimum of $2,500, applied directly to tuition.
The applicant must be:
- A Canadian citizen or permanent resident studying engineering, business or law.
- Enrolled in second year of study or beyond.
- Enrolled in a qualified post-secondary institution in Alberta, Saskatchewan or British Columbia.
- In addition to financial need and academic standing, involvement (past or present) in competitive sports, music, fine arts or social justice issues.