Support for Young Tribologists

Support young tribologists to attend a tribology-related research meeting
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.
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 early application is recommended.
Submission of the application form described below.
Selection and Funding
Selected by our foundation and approved at the board of directors.
Selection of the supported young tribologists is made by the organizers of the conference. A list of those supported is required by TTRF after the fact (the selection).
The grant is funded to the conference organizers.
Conference organizers are expected to have the young tribologists complete the questionnaire and return the completed questionnaires to the TTRF office.
Application Form

List of Grantees


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