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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 will open in Winter 2020.

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

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Jun 17 2019 | Stanford Earth
The challenges facing humanity today – rising demands for energy, water, food, and livable land in the wake of a steadily growing global population – are critical. At a diploma ceremony June 16, Dean Stephan Graham told graduates of the School of Earth, Energy & Environmental Sciences (Stanford...
Apr 3 2019 | Stanford Medicine
By blocking a protein’s activity with antibodies, Stanford University School of Medicine investigators were able to improve cognitive behavior in aging mice. A paper describing the finding was published online April 3 in Nature. Tony Wyss-Coray, PhD, professor of neurology and neurological sciences...
Feb 15 2019 | Stanford News
Impacts from climate change are not always easy to see. But for many local businesses in coastal communities across the United States, the evidence is right outside their doors – or in their parking lots. That evidence isn’t just present in the form of more frequent flooding. According to a new...
Jan 28 2019 | Stanford Medicine
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