Brandon Tyler Castinado Memorial Scholarship 2024

Brandon Tyler Castinado Memorial Scholarship 2024 is an inaugural scholarship in remembrance of 1st Lieutenant Brandon Tyler Castinado, a soldier and compassionate Registered Nurse. Castinado Memorial Scholarship is established to honor his impactful legacy. Brandon, who touched countless lives, aimed to make others feel better through his kind words and warm smile. This scholarship supports college students pursuing post-secondary education, reflecting Brandon’s commitment to service and helping others.


Brandon, cherished as a son, brother, and friend by many, was a source of joy with his infectious smile and kind words that uplifted those around him. His unwavering intention was to bring comfort and happiness to the people he held dear.

Regrettably, at the age of 30, Brandon succumbed to the relentless grip of depression, leaving behind a void in the lives of those who knew him. In remembrance and celebration of his life, the Tyler Castinado Memorial Scholarship has been established to provide support to college students embarking on their journey in post-secondary education.

The scholarship is open to both undergraduate and graduate students pursuing degrees in various nursing fields. Applicants from the military profession and members of the LGBTQIA+ community are particularly encouraged to apply, fostering inclusivity and honoring the diverse aspects of Brandon’s life.


Undergraduate and graduate students seeking a degree in all nursing fields may apply. Military professionals and LGTBQIA+ members are especially encouraged to apply.

Level:Graduates and undergraduates.
Minimum Age:None.
Required GPA:Not specified.
Eligibility Country:Developing countries.
Gender:All genders.
Scholarship Deadline:Dec 20, 2023.

Applicants must meet the following criteria to qualify:

  • Must Undergraduate, trade school, or graduate student
  • Interested in Nursing
  • Must be nontraditional students and/or second-career students
  • Must have ambition, Drive, Passion
  • Write an essay of 400-600 words on the topic” What is your mission for joining the healthcare industry?

Brandon Tyler Castinado Memorial Scholarship provides $500 for educational supports and encouragement to students.

  • To help others as a Registered Nurse in the Surgical ICU at University of Utah.
  • Encourage nurses to continue to serve there country even at the time of emergency.

Note. Winners will be announced on Jan 20, 2024.

  1. Honors the memory of 1st Lieutenant Brandon Tyler Castinado.
  2. Supports students pursuing post-secondary education.
  3. Open to applicants from any country, background, and gender.
  4. Encourages storytelling to showcase dedication and resilience.
  5. Application deadline is crucial—don’t miss your chance to apply!

To apply, please tell us what your mission in joining the healthcare industry entails.

Visit Bold.org and click on Apply.

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