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Asia Leadership Youth Camp

Asia Leadership Youth Camp

1st - 5th July 2019






This Camp is ideal for 15 - 19 years old students currently in high school or college (diploma or pre-university level).

Teaching Faculty: The Camp is led and facilitated by Teaching Fellows from Harvard University and other world renowned universities.

Key Benefits:

  • Build the skills needed to locate and apply to colleges and universities appropriate to their needs and interests;
  • ​Learn fundamental concepts and gain fresh insights on application strategies;
  • Improve their analytical and behavioral skills;
  • Develop a strong network of high-achieving peers from different countries, backgrounds, and schools;
  • Gain familiarity with Harvard’s state-of-the-art talent-training schemes;
  • Prepare to apply and enroll in the schools of the participants’ dreams;
  • Devise well-thought-out academic and career plans from university onward;
  • Develop greater confidence in themselves, for greater academic and professional empowerment; and
  • Produce potential statements of purpose and/or recommendation letters.

Venue & Accommodation :  
Sunway International School, Sunway City campus

Accommodation is included in the program fee. Participants are expected to stay in twin-share accommodation arranged by the organizer.

Student will be required to check-in to the accommodation on 30th June 2019 at 6pm.

Further Enquiries:




I am interested to find out more about the Camp. Please contact me as soon as possible.


Faustino John Lim

Faustino John Lim is the Co-founder and Director of International Affairs of the Center for Asia Leadership. A former fellow of the Harvard University Asia Center, he has worked in diverse organizations including the Embassy of Canada in Korea, the International Crisis Group, and in sectors such as English education and social entrepreneurship. In his work at the Center for Asia Leadership, his team developed a Harvard student project into a full-fledged leadership training and research organization that has benefited over 16,000 individuals in 22 countries through over 60 conferences and leadership programs.

He also developed the Center’s research and publication arm, advising the interviewing agenda of over 100 minister or director-level individuals from the public and private sector, resulting in five published books. He has also established the Asia Leadership Institute, developing a network of value-driven companies and NPOs, resulting in annual programs in six countries. His current work engages him in researching and applying various leadership, education, and entrepreneurial models and frameworks within Asian contexts.


Matthew Turner

Matthew Turner is a professional trainer and community organizer with over ten years of international experience in community building and education. As a local university faculty member under the auspices of the United States Peace Corps in the Ukraine, he chaired programs and meetings among 10 community groups to promote civil society, he led the leadership programming for secondary school students, and led USAID-funded health and wellness camps for over 200 middle school students.

While in Kazakhstan also under the U.S. Peace Corps, he supported strategic planning efforts while directing camps for local youth. In the United States and Chinese Taiwan, he designed and directed various language programs for business professionals and students, as well as training programs for teachers. While at Harvard University, he trained under Professor of Education Leadership Monica Higgins. Matthew holds an M.A. in International Education Policy from Harvard University.


Samuel Hungsoo Kim

Samuel Hungsoo Kim, a Korean national, is the Co-founder and President of the Center for Asia Leadership Initiatives (CALI). He is passionate about nurturing and empowering talent in Asia and runs over 42 programs annually, in more than 27 Asian countries, to help the region’s emerging leaders explore ways of being socially responsible as they face today’s complex challenges. His research and training focus on building social capital and trustworthy institutions; the effective use of power, authority, and influence; and negotiations, mediation, and confidence-building. To date, some 36,000 burgeoning and established leaders from the governmental, political, non-profit, and corporate spheres in Asia have benefited from his programs.

Prior to establishing CALI, Samuel worked in a wide range of sectors, from strategy consulting and social entrepreneurship to international development, politics, and government. He has worked for and with over 30 renowned organizations, including the United Nations, UNESCO, Samsung, and Toyota. He currently sits on the boards of three social-profit organizations and has served as a visiting fellow at the Asia Center at Harvard University and the Kellogg School of Management in Northwestern University. Samuel holds a Master’s in Public Administration from the Harvard Kennedy School of Government; a Master’s in International Cooperation from Seoul National University; and an LLB in Law, International Politics, and Economics from Handong University. He is the editor of nine books and regularly writes opinion pieces and editorials.



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Step 1: 
Please ensure that you have filled in your full and accurate particulars in the APPLICATION FORM HERE and answer these questions:

  • Tell us about yourself and your aspirations. 
  • Please describe/explain as clearly as possible what leadership means to you. 
  • Recount an incident or an occasion in which you experienced failure. Describe/explain as clearly as possible how and if it affected you, as well as the lessons you learned from this episode. 
  • If you have a story or background circumstance that is so central to your identity, please feel free to share with the Selection Committee.

Step 2: 
Please make full payment as per the instructions, and email proof of payment to

Step 3: 
Please also fill in the Health Record Form HERE and email it to 

Step 4: 
For participants under the age of 18, please complete the Letter of Consent HERE and email it to

Incomplete applications will not be considered for selection until all materials have been submitted. 

Step 5:
Wait for the Selection Committee to revert on their selection decision. This process will take 1-2 weeks, at most.
​You will be notified by the ALY Camp 2019 Selection Committee once your application has been approved

NoteDepending on the method of payment, we will need some time to verify that the payment has been credited into our account. Once the money has been confirmed received, we will issue a receipt for the payment. 

Please ensure that you have filled in your full and accurate particulars.

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Application Fee:

Normal Rate : RM 4,800 per pax
Early Bird Rate (by 15 May 2019) : RM 3,850 per pax
Group Rate (group of 3) : RM 3,850 per pax
Sunway Education Group Rate (SEG staff / students)   RM 3,850 per pax

Payment Method

Payment of the Application Fee can be made through either one of the following methods:

  • Over the Counter
    Cash or Crossed Cheque - payable to "Sunway Education Group Sdn Bhd
    • Please include on the reverse side of the cheque:
      • Student’s name
      • IC number
      • Telephone number
      • Indicate payment for : ALY Camp 2019
  • Online Payment
    ​Pay online at
    • Please fill up the following fields:
      • Student / Participant Name
      • Student / Participant IC / Passport Number
      • Contact Number / Tel / HP
      • Seminar / Workshops / Field Trips (enter amount)
      • Events : ALY Camp 2019
  • ATM / Cash Deposit Machine / Cheque Deposit Machine / Interbank GIRO / Telegraphic Transfer
    ​Maybank Account details
    • Payee name : Sunway Education Group Sdn Bhd
    • Bank name : Malayan Banking Berhad (Maybank)
    • Bank address : 30-32, Jalan PJS11/28A, Bandar Sunway, 46150 Petaling Jaya, Selangor, Malaysia
    • Account no : 012 316 401 449
    • Beneficiary ID :146440K

Please email your transaction slip as verification to and indicate payment for ALY Camp 2019.