Helping Create the Next Generation of Earth's Energy Engineers

Since 1983, the Foundation of the Association of Energy Engineers, with its Scholarship Program, has helped students in energy engineering, energy management, environmental engineering, and sustainability. We are proud to support young professionals eager to make a positive and meaningful difference in the world by investing in their educational journey.

The Foundation of the Association of Energy Engineers, Inc is a 501©(3) non-profit organization established in 1981 to encourage qualified students to further their higher education in energy, engineering, and sustainability studies.


Dedicated Awards

The Foundation distributes specific funds dedicated to individuals that have contributed to the growth and success of the Foundation.

Al Thumann Award

Honoring the late founder and Executive Director of the Association of Energy Engineers. Known as the “Father of energy efficiency.”

Victor Ottaviano Award

Dedicated his life to the energy profession and taught hundreds of young energy professionals.

Ruth Whitlock Award

Honoring the former Executive Administrator for serving AEE Members for 35 years by championing chapter leadership and advocating for young students and women’s career empowerment.

Dr. Barney Capehart Award

AEE Fellow, AEE Legend in Energy, recognized lifelong dedication to energy efficiency and sustainability.

Greg Galvin Award

AEE Fellow and certified energy professional recognized for his commitment to energy efficiency and sustainability.