Hartley Exchange Studies Scholarships

Amount$10000Number Available5FacultiesFaculty of Business and LawFaculty of Education and ArtsFaculty of Engineering and Built EnvironmentFaculty of Health and MedicineFaculty of Science and Information Technology
DonorProfessor Kelver Hartley Bequest
EstablishmentThese scholarships were established from the estate of the first Professor of French, Professor Kelver Hartley, at the University of Newcastle to promote the study of French and to assist students in this endeavour. Funding is derived from the Hartley Bequest administered by the executors, the Perpetual Trustees.

A list of frequently asked questions can be found here Applicable to: French students, Exchange students, high achievers


To be eligible to apply for this scholarship you must meet the following criteria:

  • Be enrolled in any undergraduate program
  • Be enrolled in either FREN2620, FREN3160 or FREN3701
  • Be accepted as an exchange student for a semester at the University of La Rochelle, France
Required Documentation

If documentation is not provided your application will not be processed. Please have all required documents available for upload as PDF, DOC, DOCX, JPEG, or JPG files prior to completing the online application process.

  • A copy of your confirmation of approval to take part in the University of Newcastle Student Exchange Program

Up to five (5) scholarships will be offered annually. The scholarship provides up to $10,000 to cover costs such as airfare to and from France, rail travel within France, visa, accommodation, a reasonable living allowance and health/travel insurance.


Selection of the scholar will be on the basis of academic merit, including performance in French courses.

  • Faculty of Business and Law
  • Faculty of Education and Arts
  • Faculty of Engineering and Built Environment
  • Faculty of Health and Medicine
  • Faculty of Science and Information Technology

Contact Details


Student Services Centre
University of Newcastle
University Drive

Phone: +61 2 4921 6404 or +61 2 4921 8849
Fax: +61 2 4921 6937
Email: scholarships@newcastle.edu.au