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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 2020 SIGF application is now closed. The 2021 application will open in Winter Quarter, 2021.

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

Recent News

May 11 2020 | Stanford News
A Stanford research team has developed a way to boost the effectiveness of the insulin injections people with diabetes routinely take to control their blood sugar. Led by materials scientist Eric Appel, the advance might enable patients with diabetes to take a double-acting shot that contains...
Apr 8 2020 | Stanford News
Viruses that jump from animals to people, like the one responsible for COVID-19, will likely become more common as people continue to transform natural habitats into agricultural land, according to a new Stanford study. The analysis, published in Landscape Ecology, reveals how the loss of tropical...
Mar 20 2020 | Stanford News
Researchers at Stanford University have developed a new device for connecting the brain directly to silicon-based technologies. While brain-machine interface devices already exist – and are used for prosthetics, disease treatment and brain research – this latest device can record more data while...
Jan 20 2020 | Stanford News
Australians desperate for solutions to raging wildfires might find them 8,000 miles away, where a new Stanford-led study proposes ways of overcoming barriers to prescribed burns – fires purposefully set under controlled conditions to clear ground fuels. The paper, published Jan. 20 in Nature...