The Pennsylvania Engineering Foundation (PEF) is organized exclusively for charitable, educational, and scientific purposes, including but not limited to such purposes as:
- The conduct and support of programs for education in engineering subjects, including advanced training and education at professional levels.
- Granting of scholarships, providing guidance and by other similar means assisting students to obtain instruction and training engineering and higher education generally.
- Fostering and preserving the learned profession of engineering as a career.
- Instruction of the public and dissemination of information beneficial to mankind.