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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 2018 SIGF application is now closed. The application deadline was Mon., Feb. 26, 2018 at 11:59PM.

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

Recent News

May 10 2018 | Stanford News
When undergraduates know how previous students performed in courses at their university, they end up receiving slightly lower class grades on average than they would have if they did not check out that information, according to Stanford research. In a new research paper, an interdisciplinary group...
Mar 12 2018 | Stanford Earth
Nearly every major plan to limit the damage from climate change relies in part on combining bioenergy with carbon capture and storage, a technology in early development known as “BECCS.” Feedstock plants would grow by absorbing carbon dioxide from the air, and the carbon-dioxide generated from...
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Aug 26 2017 | Gizmodo
Many animals endemic to islands have gone the proverbial "way of the dodo", including, well, the dodo. Island species face some of the toughest climate and human-induced challenges, and some of them just don't make it out alive. But new research shows how one strange creature — the solenodon — was...