The St Catharine’s Benavitch Scholarship for Cambridge MBA students

Type of funding:





St Catharine's College


Up to £15,000

No of awards:

5 awards

Application deadline:

1 March 2024 – apply in rounds one or 2

You must have accepted your place on the MBA in rounds one or 2, indicate St Catharine's College as your College choice and submit an essay.


Thanks to a generous bequest from the late Maurice and Natalie Benavitch, St Catharine’s College offers up to five scholarships worth £15,000 to outstanding Cambridge MBA candidates. The scholarships are awarded on the basis of merit and are intended for candidates who will become leaders in the practice or study of management and business.

Recipients of the Benavitch Scholarships will become members of St Catharine’s College, which was founded in 1473 and is situated in the centre of Cambridge, approximately five minutes’ walk from Cambridge Judge Business School. They will become members of the College’s Middle Combination Room, which is the society for graduate students of the College.

Eligibility criteria

How to apply

If you want to be considered for the St Catharine’s Benavitch Scholarship for Cambridge MBA students, you must have accepted a place on the Cambridge MBA by March.

Once you have accepted your place on the Cambridge MBA, please inform your Admissions Coordinator that you would like to apply for St Catharine’s College and the Benavitch Scholarship. You will need to submit a 300-word essay outlining the contribution you expect to make to business and society in the future.