Daniel Kott Scholarship and Award

About the Award

Colonel Daniel F. Kott, MD, was a pioneer in the field of medical audiovisual technology. Colonel Kott practiced at Tripler Army Medical Center where the AAGL held some of its earliest meetings. It was Colonel Kott who documented our first live surgeries by videotaping them—a unique concept in 1973!

This scholarship provides for the winner to attend the AAGL Global Congress on Minimally Invasive Gynecology.

How to Nominate

To submit an application for the Daniel Kott Scholarship and Award please follow the Apply Now button below and complete the application by June 30, 2024.

Award Eligibility

The nominee must meet the following requirements:

  • Physician from a country that has a developing economy.
  • Must be a member of the AAGL and a Practicing Physician
  • Board Members from the AAGL or FAAGL Boards are not eligible to apply during their active status on the board.
  • The winner must attend AAGL’s Global Congress to accept the award in-person in New Orleans, Louisiana, USA. The Foundation Night, including the Awards Ceremony, will be held on Monday, November 18, 2024, from 7:00-12:00am. Funding for travel will be provided.

Required Documents for Nominations

All nominations must include the following documents:

  • Completion of the award application outlining the nominee’s education and training; the current status of healthcare for women, including MIGS, in their country; the nominee’s goals for the development of MIGS in their country, and why they want to attend the AAGL Global Congress.
  • A current curriculum vitae (CV) of the nominee.

Award Notification

The Foundation of the AAGL Board will notify the award recipient, applicants and nominators.

Award Winnings

The winner of this prestigious award will receive:

  • Registration for the 53rd Global Congress in New Orleans, Louisiana, USA.
  • Recognition on the Foundation website.
  • Recognition in Foundation promotional materials.
  • Recognition in the Global Congress Final Program.
  • Recognition in the Foundation of the AAGL Awards Ceremony Program.
  • Recognition on signage at the AAGL Global Congress congratulating Foundation award winners.
  • Recognition on stage and presentation of a commemorative award at the Foundation of the AAGL Award Ceremony, held during the AAGL’s 53rd Global Congress in New Orleans, Louisiana.

Contact Us

If you have questions, contact foundation@aagl.org