FAST announces a change in the deadline for the 2011 FAST Scholarship application. This year’s deadline will be July 1, 2011. If you are interested in applying, please go on-line to and download a scholarship application and mail it in by July 1, 2011. Applications post marked after 6:00 p.m. July 1, 2011, will not be considered. Please be aware that FAST scholarships will be awarded to Trade Schools too. For Example: Farrier Schools and Vet Tech programs. Please call for more information.

The scholarships will be based on academic performance (30%), need (30%), equine involvement (30%) and extracurricular activities (10%). No incomplete applications will be considered. FAST is a 501 C 3 and is dedicated to the preservation, protection and promotion of the Tennessee Walking Show Horse through education and funding of Walking Horse Industry programs and initiatives. The FAST Scholarship committee is Brenda Carlon, Chairperson, Jo Anne Dempsey and Kathy Zeis. If you have any questions e-mail FAST at