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SIGF: Stanford Interdisciplinary Graduate Fellowship

About SIGF

The Stanford Interdisciplinary Graduate Fellowship (SIGF) is a competitive, university-wide program that awards three-year fellowships to outstanding doctoral students engaged in interdisciplinary research.

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The 2019 SIGF application opened Tuesday, January 8, 2019.

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The application deadline is Monday, February 25, 2019 at 11:59PM.

Contact sigf@stanford.edu with any questions. Review info session slides for more information.

Recent News

Jan 28 2019 | Stanford Report
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Jan 28 2019 | Stanford Medicine
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Jan 22 2019 | The New York Times
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Jan 5 2019 | ABC News
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