Next Gen SAM

The Next Gen SAM program at UCSC provides 2-year scholarships for students interested in pursuing a 4+1 program leading to the Master of Science degree in Scientific Computing and Applied Mathematics. 

If you have never heard about Applied Mathematics, or thought about graduate school, please watch  this video to learn what Applied Mathematics is, the wide range of amazing career opportunities that a degree can open, and why continuing into graduate school for just one more year can boost your chances of landing your dream job. 

The Next Gen SAM program can help students from low income backgrounds succeed in the 4+1 program. The program provides scholarships up to $10K per year for 2 years along with a range of other critical resources. Watch this brief video to learn more.

Students are invited to join the program based on financial needs and remarkable academic achievements, among other criteria. I am personally sending you this invitation because based on your GPA, I think you are a great candidate for this program.

If you want to find out more, have a look at the program website and do not hesitate to connect with the scholarship program counsellor, Wassila George, or the director, Pascale Garaud ( to set up a zoom meeting