The Mabel Heil Scholarship is made possible by earnings from a trust established in the will of Sarah Mabel Heil, a resident of Cuba City, Wisconsin. Funds are awarded by the Heil Scholarship Committee of the Wisconsin Conference United Methodist Women, and are invested in the Wisconsin United Methodist Foundation. Any Wisconsin United Methodist woman working to improve her education may apply.

Eligibility Requirements

  • Must be a member of the United Methodist Women, Wisconsin Conference
  • Submit a written answer to the question, “In what ways do I consider myself a worthy student?”
  • Letter of recommendation from either the president of the local UMW unit or from your pastor.
  • Letter of recommendation from a church member who is not a member of your household and is not a relative. (Person writing letter on behalf of applicant is to send the letter directly to the contact person.)
  • All letters must be written (preferably typed) on one side of an 8.5x11” sheet of white paper using black ink.

Application Procedure

  • Awarded for one semester at a time. To be considered again DURING a one-year period, send a letter asking to be considered. AFTER one year, complete another application and secure new recommendations.
  • Women responsible for others will be favored.
  • Women preparing to return to the employment field will be favored.
  • Graduate students may apply for each semester as long as they meet the other requirements.
  • Recent high school graduates will receive the lowest consideration.
  • Application and two (2) letters of recommendation must be postmarked no later than May 1 and/or October 1. Checks will be disbursed by August 15 and January 15.
  • Application forms may be requested from the address below. Obtain application from and send to:

Mabel Heil Scholarship
c/o Helen Robinson
N2101 Cleghorn Road
Waupaca, WI 54981

For more information, call 715-258-0973 or e mail at This email address is being protected from spambots. You need JavaScript enabled to view it..