The Carrollton City Schools Education Foundation administers several academic scholarships offered each year to Carrollton High School students. Some of the scholarships are funded by independent endowments and others are funded each year by the originating donors. Below is a list of the scholarships, brief descriptions of the awards and links to the applications for the awards that require one.
All applications must be turned in to Sally Ingui, scholarship coordinator, Carrollton High School Career Center. To find out application deadlines and other scholarship information, contact her office at 770-834-7726.
Scholarship recipients are announced each spring at the CHS Academic Awards program.
The Charlie Grisham Athletic Scholarship The Charlie Grisham Athletic Scholarship was established as a memorial by family and friends of the legendary Trojan head football coach and athletic director. This award, supported by a community endowment and the Carrollton High School Athletic Booster Club, is presented annually to a Carrollton High School graduating senior. Application
The Don Hall Band Scholarship The Don Hall Band Scholarship, a tribute established in 1998 by former students of the retired CHS band director, each year recognizes a graduating senior who exemplifies the high level of leadership and dedication to the Trojan Band that Mr. Hall expected of his students. This award is supported by a community endowment and the Carrollton High School Band Booster Club. Application
The Joshua Roy Mabry Memorial Scholarship This scholarship honors the memory of Joshua Roy Mabry, the longest-serving member of the Carrollton Board of Education and father and grandfather of several Carrollton High School graduates. Mr. Mabry’s family chose to honor his legacy of 29 years of consecutive service to the Carrollton school community by offering this scholarship in his memory. Application
The James H. Maxwell Jr. Scholar Award This scholarship honors the memory of Carrollton native James H. Maxwell Jr., a 1962 graduate of Carrollton High School. The scholarship is funded by an endowment established by family and friends. The one-time $5,000 scholarship is awarded to a rising senior and is presented to the recipient upon graduation from high school. Application available at CHS Career Center.
The Ben Stallings Football Scholar Award The Ben Stallings Football Scholar Award was established as a memorial by family and friends of 2005 Carrollton High School graduate Ben Stallings, an exceptional student-athlete and third-generation Trojan. This award is presented annually to a graduating senior football player with the highest academic average.
The John Wesley Tanner Jr. Memorial Scholarship This scholarship honors the memory of Carrollton native John Wesley Tanner Jr., a successful businessman who served as president of C.M. Tanner Grocery Co. for many years. Mr. Tanner, a man of high moral character, was devoted to serving the Carrollton community through his church and civic affiliations. Application
The Stanley Parkman/Times-Georgian Media Award This scholarship honors the memory of Stanley Parkman, founder and long-time publisher of the Times-Georgian newspaper, sponsor of this scholarship. Mr. Parkman, whose four children are graduates of Carrollton High School, had been a strong supporter of the school system for many years. Application
The Trojan Spirit and Leadership Scholarship The Trojan Spirit and Leadership Scholarship, honoring Doyle and Margaret Garrett, was established by their children in 2003 as a tribute recognizing their tireless support of Carrollton High School and the Trojan tradition of excellence. Criteria for the scholarship recipient include: True need of financial assistance; true leadership demonstrated in the sport of football, basketball or cheerleading; vital contributor to his or her team’s success; conduct becoming of a Trojan; a desire in the classroom to do what it takes to be successful in college. The one-time $2,000 award is supported by an endowment and family contributions.
The Whitley Morris Scholar-Athlete Award This scholarship honors the memory of Whitley Morris, a 1927 graduate of Carrollton High School. Mr. Morris was a successful businessman who left an endowment to the school system to fund two scholarships to be awarded to one male and one female student-athlete annually. Recipients are decided by a committee including the Carrollton City Schools superintendent, Carrollton High School principal and Carrollton High School athletic director.