LPF Press Release  

LPF Can Help | Scholarships

The Loss Prevention Foundation’s mission is to advance the loss prevention profession by increasing awareness of the Foundation and its' career enhancing certification programs. 

The LPF Scholarship Committee strives to ensure that the LPQ and LPC courseware scholarships (valued at $495 and $795 respectively-exams are not included) are offered to a variety of audiences through a variety of means in order to achieve our mission.
If you cannot find the scholarship program below for you, the LPF also invites you to consider inquiring with your company's human resource department for tuition assistance. Click here to understand more about tuition assistance for LPQ or LPC courseware.
Current Scholarship Offerings

Financial Assistance Needed:

The Loss Prevention Foundation (LPF) recognizes that sometimes people find themselves in very difficult life circumstances where they cannot afford our LPQualified (LPQ) or LPCertified (LPC) courseware. As such, a limited number of Financial Assisted Scholarships may be awarded to applicants who are willing to share their circumstances with us - For more information click here.
Learn more about LPF Financial Assisted Scholarships (click here)

Vector Security LPF Scholarship Program:

Vector Security - Early every year Vector offers members of our community the chance to compete for LPQ and LPC course and exam scholarships. The LPF appreciates their continued support of LP professional certification. Exams are included.
Vector Security is now accepting 2017 Applications for LPF Scholarships. If your name is not selected, the LPF offers zero interest payment arrangements at www.yourlpf.org. All you have to do is register and designate which course you would like to take. Payment arrangements are offered during registration.

Conference Scholarships:

The below organizations award LPQ and LPC scholarships as conference prizes.
In addition, many of our solution provider partners offer scholarships at their booths as drawings. Click here
Click below to learn more about their upcoming conferences or click here to review LPF's upcoming industry event listing:

   - Food Marketing Institute conferences (FMI) click here.
   - The International Organization of Black Security Executives (IOBSE) Click here
   - National Retail Federation conferences (NRF)  click here.
   - Restaurant Loss Prevention & Security Association (RLPSA)  click here.
   - Retail Industry Leaders Association conferences (RILA) click here.

Veterans - from "Hire-A-Vet" retailers:

For information to enroll in our "Hire-A-Vet" program which increases visibility and opportunity for LPQ scholarships from participating retailers click here.

Full-Time Students:

For information about LPQ student scholarships click here.

The International Organization of Black Security Executives (IOBSE):

The IOBSE offers LPQscholarships to deserving students and as prizes at its conferences. Click here to learn more.

The Loss Prevention Foundation appreciates the organizations that considerately create and administer LPF courseware scholarship programs. If you are interested in administering your own LPQ/LPC scholarship award program, click here for more information. The Foundation reserves the right to audit administering organizations' processes and retract the scholarships if improper actions are being taken.
Please contact us, if you have further questions or would like to learn more about our scholarship programs.

**Scholarship recipients are responsible for the exam cost (LPQ $250-LPC $300)