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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.

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