Q. Is there any prize money?
A. Disbursing monies was deemed antithetical to the ideals on which the award was founded. Prize monies are hence not awarded to the Honorees.
Q. What exactly does each Honoree receive?
A. The medallion is shipped along with Dicitur Honoris to the Honoree soon after the results are declared. Each Honoree receives an assortment of gifts at the Banquet event.
Q. What is Dicitur Honoris?
A. Dicitur Honoris, Latin for “this is called honor”, is a handmade parchment declaring in writing the highest honor bestowed upon the Honoree by the virtue of the award.
Q. What are the 11 categories of the award?
A. The 11 categories in which the award is presented are Music, Films, Books, Art, Science, Technology, Mathematics, Design, Philosophy, Enterprise, General.
Q. Why is there a gap after 2020?
A. The awards are on hold until further announcement due to the pandemic.
Q. Who are on the panel of jury?
A. The identities of the jurors are not disclosed to ensure a fair nomination and voting process.
Q. Who designed the medallion?
A. The design of the medallion is the artistic work of J. A. Armenson.