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SGF: Stanford Graduate Fellowship in Science & Engineering

About SGF

The multi-year Stanford Graduate Fellowship in Science and Engineering (SGF) supports exceptional incoming and continuing doctoral students in the natural and social sciences, education, engineering, and the basic sciences in the School of Medicine.

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Students must be nominated by an eligible department to be considered for a SGF. Most nominees are newly admitted students in the sciences or engineering.

Contact sgfteam@stanford.edu with any questions.

Departments that are eligible for SGF

Recent News

Dec 6 2018 | Stanford Medicine
An insulin injection can manage diabetes symptoms, but actually curing the disease would mean healing cells in the pancreas that produce insulin, a hormone that regulates the amount of sugar in blood. One promising approach may be to stimulate the regeneration of those cells with drugs. But there’s...
Nov 26 2018 | Stanford News
Indigenous communities have used muskrat fur to make clothing for generations and the animal’s meat is considered a seasonal delicacy. But it turns out decades of trapping are not primarily responsible for the animal’s decline across North America. Instead, 46 years of satellite imagery show the...
Nov 20 2018 | Stanford News
People wearing smoke masks, children going stir-crazy indoors, families driving hours to find fresh air. Alarming as it is to some, unhealthy air enveloping the San Francisco Bay Area in recent days is all too familiar to millions of people around the world (see global ranking and air pollution map...
Nov 5 2018 | Stanford Medicine
When Cooper Galvin came to Stanford in 2014 to earn a PhD in biophysics, he intended to work toward winning a Nobel Prize, or at least curing tuberculosis. "It hasn't really happened that way," Galvin admitted. Instead, perhaps just as spectacularly, he — along with a group of other Stanford...

SGF Related Events

students are engaged at Fellows Forum
May 14, 2019 - 4:30pm
Hartley Conference Center, Mitchell Earth Sciences Building
For Current Fellows