U.S. General Services Administration’s (GSA) 8(a) Streamlined Technology Application Resource for Services (STARS) II Government-wide Acquisition Contract (GWAC) contracting vehicle

This contract is exclusively awarded to small businesses and promotes a greater use of small businesses when purchasing information services or IT services-based solutions for the federal government.

General Information:

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Type: GWAC
Task Orders:
Ceiling: 10 billion dollars


Aligned with Federal Enterprise Architecture
Five year base
Multiple contract types
fixed price
labor hour
time and material terms
Fair Opportunity (FAR 16.505) determines ordering procedures
Task orders up to four million dollars
10 billion dollar ceiling


Gives a Small Business credit to Federal Clients
Quick acquisition
GSA STARS II GWAC acquisition team provides free training
No bundling
Large orders have capped low user cost (.0075)