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Closing date

28 February 2022

Scholarship details


Professor 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.

For more information on this scholarship, please review the full Terms and Conditions.


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 a French-Speaking University.
  • Demonstrate academic achievement by having a Grade Point Average (GPA) of 5.0 or higher in your current program.

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 acceptance to study at a French speaking institution as part of an exchange program.
  • A copy of your overseas study credit approval from your College.


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.


Contact Details

Student Services Centre
University of Newcastle
University Drive

Phone: +61 2 4921 5000
Fax: +61 2 4921 5759

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