The University of Newcastle, Australia
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Closing date

04 December 2019

Scholarship details


Hartley Bequest


These scholarships were established from the estate of the University of Newcastle’s first Professor of French, Professor Kelver Hartley. They aim to promote the study of French at this university and assist students in their endeavours. Funding is derived from the Hartley Bequest administered by the executors, the Perpetual Trustees.

The Short Stays Scholarships support a 3 week course in Noumea and the language school CREIPAC. This short immersion program is the basis of the summer course FREN2000 – French In-Country Intensive Course. Students who are undertaking minor or major studies in French with University of Newcastle are encouraged to apply.


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

  • Have completed FREN1100 and FREN1200 (or equivalent) as part of your undergraduate studies with University of Newcastle.n
  • Be enrolled or enrolling in FREN2000 and in the Noumea Short Stay program via CISaustralia.
  • Demonstrate academic progress by a Grade Point Average (GPA) of 4.0 or higher.
  • Not be the recipient of another UON Donor funded or sponsored scholarship concurrently.

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.

  • Documents required may vary depending on your application reponses. Please refer to the Your Documents section of your application for information on what you will need to provide.


The scholarship provides a total benefit of $2500, to be paid as a lump sum. Payment will be made following acceptance of the scholarship, as close as possible to your Noumea travel dates.


Selection is based on assessment of the application against all eligibility criteria and the written statement about your commitment to the Short Stay opportunity. Preference may be given to students who have a Major or Minor study in French and academic merit may be taken into consideration, including grades for prior French courses.

Contact Details

Student Services Centre
University of Newcastle
University Drive

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