Information Network of Humanities and Social Science in Chinese Universities (SINOSS), under the guidance of the Social Science Research and Ideological Work Department of the Ministry of Education, published a notice issued by the Ministry of Education on how to apply for the research project on “The Popularization of Marxism in Contemporary China”.
The notice said that the purpose of the project is to assist the promotion of socialist theory with Chinese characteristics and carry out the work of “The Popularization of Marxism in Contemporary China” which was a strategic direction introduced at the 17th National Congress of the Chinese Communist Party.
The notice limited the applicants to colleges and universities in China, which can select research topics from a pre-defined list. The applicants will receive 80,000-100,000 yuan for a 1-2 year (type A) research program or 30,000-50,000 yuan for a one year (type B) research program.
Source: SINOSS, February 21, 2009