Vector Security Now Accepting Applications
for 2016 LPF Scholarships
Intelligent security and home automation provider
continues commitment to furthering loss prevention education
PITTSBURGH, March 21, 2016 - Vector Security, Inc., the provider of
intelligent security and home automation solutions tailored to the needs of
customers, is accepting applications for its 2016 Loss Prevention Foundation (LPF)
scholarship program from now through April 30, 2016. Applications can be
submitted via the Vector Security website at
scholarships provide financial support to loss prevention professionals - or
those who have an interest in loss prevention - seeking to obtain LPQ and LPC
certifications. Vector Security began awarding the scholarships in 2009 in
support of career development and continuing education for professionals in this
important and rapidly-growing industry.
The scholarships cover all course and examination fees for retail loss
prevention professionals who wish to obtain LPF's Loss Prevention Qualified (LPQ)
or Loss Prevention Certified (LPC) certifications.
In 2012, the program was expanded into Canada and will continue this year as
well. A total of 10 LPQ and 10 LPC scholarships will be awarded to U.S.-based
professionals, while another five LPC scholarships will be awarded to
"We are pleased to collaborate with the Loss Prevention Foundation once again to
support loss prevention education and certification," said Michael T. Grady, LPC,
Executive Vice President, Vector Security. "We value the contributions loss
prevention professionals make to this industry and our commitment to this
profession remains strong."
He added, "Over the years, LPQ and LPC certifications have become immensely
popular and well-respected. Through our scholarship program, we're honored to
assist worthy individuals who otherwise may be hindered by the costs associated
with obtaining this certification."
Anyone currently in the loss prevention industry, or has an interest in the
industry, may apply for an LPQ scholarship. Those applying for the LPC
scholarship must meet certain eligibility requirements. Detailed information can
be found at
Vector Security has awarded 161 scholarships totaling almost $148,865 since the
program began in 2009.
For more than 40 years, Vector Security, Inc. (www.vectorsecurity.com)
has been a premier provider of intelligent security solutions tailored to the
needs of the customer. Headquartered in Pittsburgh, the company offers a full
suite of electronic security services for residential, business and national
account customers across North America and the Caribbean through a network of
branches and authorized dealers. Through its subsidiary, Industry Retail Group (IRG),
the company also offers customized managed broadband services that lay the
foundation for unsurpassed business intelligence. Vector Security is a sister
company of the Philadelphia Contributionship, a mutual insurance company founded
in 1752, and currently provides cost-effective, technology-based security
solutions to nearly 300,000 homes and businesses.