The Thomas S. Kenan III Graduate Fellowship will award Kuntz a $5,000 addition to his regular stipend for the 2018-2019 academic year, as well as a $2,500 summer stipend in either 2018 or 2019. In exchange for this support, Kuntz will serve as an ambassador for UNC-Chapel Hill, aiding the university’s efforts to recruit future outstanding students to its graduate programs.
Kuntz is one of 10 recipients in the College of Arts and Sciences for the 2018-2019 academic year. Those 10 awardees were joined by 47 additional awardees of three other new graduate fellowships.
Throughout the 2017-2018 academic year, Kuntz served as an officer for the Computer Science Student Association, which is composed of all computer science graduate students at UNC.