Distinguished Individu Category
- Cendekia Bitara Award for this category is given to staff/fellows of UMP who have received personality recognition awards from prestigious national or international professional associations/bodies such as honorary degrees, National Scientist etc.
- The Cendekia Bitara Award is worth RM3,000 for a national-level recognition and RM5,000 for an international-level recognition.
- There is no Appreciation Prize under this category.
- There is no limit on the number of awards under this category.