Emily M. Hewitt Memorial Scholarship

This scholarship provides a monetary award of $1,000.00 for a promising California upper division or graduate student, who has shown an educational and career commitment to the study of the environment, shows a commitment to communicate and interpret a love of nature, and an understanding of need to practice conservation.

Emily M. Hewitt was a California artist, author, teacher and docent whose life found meaning when communicating her love of Nature to others. To this end, she served as a decent at Calaveras Big Trees State Park, where she authored skits, monologues and audio-visual presentations for visitors. As a University of California and California State College educated teacher, she combined literature and the natural sciences to vibrantly present her lessons.