The medal and honorarium will be given to Nilufar Yasmin, who has been suffering from cancer, at a function at her house on January 18, said a press release.
The Sidhubhai Smriti Committee instituted the award in memory of late Mokhlesur Rahman Sidhubhai, a noted philanthropist and cultural personality.
The award has been given to an eminent cultural personality each year since 1989.
The committee will also arrange a weeklong "Sidhu mela" at Rangpur Town Hall premises from January 28. A discussion on the life of Sidhubhai, Bhawaiya song competition and cultural function will be held on the occasion, the release added.