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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.


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

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Recent News

Jan 5 2019 | ABC News
A research team has reason to celebrate after the Food and Drug Administration granted it approval on Friday to begin a clinical trial for a new pediatric brain cancer drug, one that might have ended up overlooked by pharmaceutical companies. The lead researcher on the team, Dr. Teresa Purzner has...
Dec 19 2018 | Stanford News
Knowing which Americans have installed solar panels on their roofs and why they did so would be enormously useful for managing the changing U.S. electricity system and to understanding the barriers to greater use of renewable resources. But until now, all that has been available are essentially...
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 29 2018 | Stanford News
Stanford will host a global meeting of the 2018-2019 Schmidt Science Fellows – the inaugural cohort of a postdoctoral scholars program – early next year. The new program is aimed at expanding the horizons of the next generation of leaders and innovators in the natural sciences, engineering,...

SIGF Related Events

SIGF students at event
January 28, 2019 - 11:30am
Hartley Conference Center - Mitchell Earth Sciences
For Prospective Fellows
SIGF students at event
February 5, 2019 - 3:00pm
Y2E2 - 299
For Prospective Fellows