Support for Young Tribologists

Support young tribologists to attend a tribology-related conference which is expected to contribute to global/regional development of tribology
Conditions of Receiving Grant
"Young Tribologists" must be 36 years old or younger at the time of the conference.
Tribologists from industry or other for-profit organizations are excluded.
For any conference a maximum number of ten with a maximum of three from any one country awardees will be supported. The grant for any individual young tribologist is limited to not more once every five years.
Conference organizers are expected to hold a luncheon or other event for the awardees. When TTRF representatives attend the conference, they should be invited to attend the event.
Note: Applications for "Conference" and "Young Tribologists" may be combined.
Amount of Grant
Total amount: Maximum US$5,000/year
Maximum US$500/young tribologist
Only conference organizers can apply. (Young tribologists cannot apply to TTRF.)
No definite due date for application is set, but on a first-come-first-served basis.
Application form must be downloaded from the link below. Submit the application form filled out necessary items.
Selection and Funding
Selection is made at the board of directors meeting.
The young triborogists are selected by the organizers of the conference and a list of those supported is requested by TTRF.
The grant is funded to the conference organizer after receiving the list.
Young tribologists are requested to complete the questionnaires. Conference organizers are requested to submit them to TTRF office.
Application Form Revised on July 31, 2018

List of Grantees Revised on July 31, 2018

Questionnaire Revised on July 31, 2018

Mailing address (Japan principal office):
Taiho Kogyo Tribology Research Foundation c/o Taiho Kogyo Co., Ltd. Hosoya Plant 2-47, Hosoya-Cho, Toyota-City, Aichi 471-8502, Japan
Fax(Japan principal office): +81-565-28-9298