Hartley Exchange Studies Scholarships

Amount$5000Number Available7FacultiesFaculty of Business and LawFaculty of Education and ArtsFaculty of Engineering and Built EnvironmentFaculty of Health and MedicineFaculty of Science
DonorProfessor Kelver Hartley Bequest

These 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.

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 the second or third year of an undergraduate degree at the University of Newcastle.
  • Be enrolled in FREN3610 and/or FREN3701, and have previously completed FREN2620 or FREN3620 or equivalent.
  • Be accepted as an exchange student for a semester at the University of La Rochelle, France.
  • Demonstrate high academic achievement by a Grade Point Average (GPA) minimum of 6.0
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.

  • Evidence that you have been accepted as an exchange student for a semester at the University of La Rochelle, France.
  • A written statement (max 2 A4 pages) outlining your academic achievements to date, career aspirations in the relevant area of study/research, and how this scholarship would assist you.

The scholarship provides $5000 to assist with cost of exchange studies in France.


Selection of the scholar will be on the basis of academic merit, including performance in French courses, and assessment of application and supporting documents against the eligibility criteria.

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

Contact Details


Student Services Centre
University of Newcastle
University Drive

Phone: +61 2 4921 5000
Fax: +61 2 4921 5759
Email: scholarships@newcastle.edu.au