Society of
Children's Book Writers
and Illustrators

Nita Buckley Scholarship



Nita Buckley Scholarship Fund

Nita Buckley was SCBWI-Oklahoma’s oldest member. At age 97, she rarely missed a monthly meeting or conference. The weekend she died, in October of 2012, she was emailing to find a ride to a meeting in Tulsa.

In memory of our friend, who felt tremendous joy in learning and improving her writing, we are re-establishing the Nita Buckley Scholarship Fund.

The money value of each scholarship will be determined by funds collected. The goal is to send a member to the SCBWI-Los Angeles Conference.

Donations may be made by check to:

Oklahoma SCBWI
1205 S. Air Depot, #199
Midwest City, OK 73110
(write Nita Buckley Fund on the memo line)

Donations may be made in memory or honor of the person of your choosing. If you choose this option, please include a note with the name of the person you are remembering or honoring, and an address where an acknowledgement card can be sent.

  • A scholarship was awarded at the 2018 Spring Conference. Future scholarships will depend on funding.