Sweet Briar College JYF in Paris

Giving to Sweet Briar College – JYF in Paris

Thanks to the generosity of JYF Alumni, JYF is able to help students offset the cost of studying abroad in Paris by offering generous scholarships to those participating in our program. It is with much gratitude to alumni and friends of JYF that we are able to provide more than $60,000 in scholarships and financial aid to JYF students each year.

How to Give to JYF

Donations to the scholarship and financial aid funds for Junior Year in France may be sent:

  • By check payable to JYF in Paris, P.O. Box 1075, Sweet Briar, VA 24595


For Fund Designation, select “JYF in Paris.” (You are not required to complete the questions regarding how you are affiliated with Sweet Briar or your alumna class year.)

For other ways to give and planned giving contact SBC Alumnae Relations and Development at giving@sbc.edu or434-381-6131 or 800-381-6131.


JYF Scholarship Funds

The Carol Starr Denis Fund, in memory of Mme Carol Denis, former Assistant Director, Junior Year in France, who died of cancer on August 8, 2006.
The R. John Matthew Endowed Scholarship Fund, in memory of R. John Matthew, former Director, Junior Year in France.
The Arthur Bates Memorial Fund, in memory of Arthur Bates, Professor of French, Sweet Briar College.
The Robert Marshall 25th Anniversary Scholarship Fund, founded in 1972 in honor of the 25th Anniversary of the Junior Year in France and renamed in 1984 in honor of Robert Marshall, former Director, Junior Year in France.
The Mariana Gomez Ferré Scholarship Fund, established by her classmates in memory of Mariana Gomez Ferré (Wellesley, JYF 1982-83), killed in a plane crash in Cali, Colombia, on December 20, 1995.
The Emile Langlois Fund, in honor of Emile Langlois, former Director, Junior Year in France. (Your contribution will be used for the JYF financial aid operating budget.)

If you would like to consider creating an endowed fund or other kind of memorial gift, or provide a gift of appreciated securities, please contact us at (434) 381-6109 or jyf@sbc.edu.

Your gifts to SBC-JYF are tax deductible. Please also note that many companies match employee contributions to JYF in Paris.

Thank you!