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) 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

  1) For AMU (American Military University) students who are veterans:
  • AMU LP/AP Programs - The Loss Prevention Foundation in partnership with AMU/APU is offering 12 LPQ course scholarships to students enrolled in relevant AMU/APU programs and who are also military veterans.

  •   2) For retail professionals:
  • 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.

  • Vector Security is no longer accepting 2015 Applications for LPF Scholarships. Best to look February 1st, 2016 for another opportunity.

  •   3) For full-time students:
  • For information about LPQ student scholarships click here.

  •   4) For full-time students and retail professionals:
  • The International Organization of Black Security Executives offers LPQ scholarships to deserving students and as prizes at its conferences. Click here to learn more.

  •   5) For retail professionals:
  • The below organizations award LPQ and LPC courseware as conference prizes. Click below to learn more about their upcoming conferences or click here to review LPF's upcoming industry event listing:

       - Food Marketing Institute conferences click here.
       - National Retail Federation conferences click here.
       - National Food Service Security Council conferences click here.
       - Retail Industry Leaders Association conferences click here.

  •   6) For select, participating 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.

  •   7) For special hardship situations:
  • 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 Hardship Scholarships may be awarded to applicants who are willing to share their circumstances with us- For more information click here.
  • Learn more about LPF Hardship Scholarships (click here)

  • 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.